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Al Roker shares emotional family post on bittersweet day: 'You are missed'

The Today show star is married to wife Deborah Roberts

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Al Roker has shared a heartfelt tribute on social media on Sunday to remember his beloved late mother Isabel Roker.

The Today show star marked Mother's Day with a series of family photos featuring his mom in a poignant post.

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The father-of-three wrote alongside the photos: "A very happy Mother's Day to Isabel Roker.

"A wonderful mom who sacrificed for, loved, disciplined, taught and was a terrific example for her kids and grandkids. You are missed."

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Al's fans were quick to show their support to the star, with one writing: "So lovely, you have her beautiful smile," while another wrote: "You have her smile! Thank you for sharing with us." A third added: "Your twin," alongside a love heart emoji and a crying face emoji.

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Al often shares photos of his late parents – Isabel and Albert. The star paid tribute to them in February to honour his father's birthday.

The TV star shared a picture of his mom and dad, all dressed up for what appeared to be a special occasion.

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Al Roker paid a heartfelt tribute to his late mother Isabel Roker on Mother's Day

Captioning the sweet photo, Al wrote: "A #happybirthday to Albert Lincoln Roker, Sr. Hope you and Mom are celebrating up there while we miss you down here."

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While Mother's Day was a time for Al to remember his late mother, he also made sure to celebrate his wife Deborah Roberts – the mother to his two youngest children.

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Al with wife Deborah Roberts and his two youngest children Leila and Nick

The doting husband posted a series of family photos in honour of his wife in a separate post, and wrote: "A very #happymothersday to @debrobertsabc who besides being a #journalist, #friend, #wife, #sister, #aunt and so much more, she is an amazing #mom and we are so fortunate to have her."

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Al and Deborah are parents to daughter Leila, 22, and son, Nick, 18. The weatherman is also father to daughter Courtney, 33, from his first marriage.

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Al is incredibly close to his family

Leila is following in her parents' footsteps as a journalist, and is currently in her final year of university in Paris, where she is studying journalism.

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The 22-year-old has already had some incredible experiences in the industry too, and even interned at ABC during Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding.

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