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Shania Twain shares very rare photograph of son Eja for Mother's Day tribute

The country star is a doting mom

Shania Twain marked Mother's Day in her own special way, by celebrating her bond with her son, Eja Lange.

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The singer took to social media on the occasion to share a beautiful throwback snapshot of herself with her now 20-year-old as a baby.

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She held him in her arms and doted on him as they stood in what looked like a ranch as she wore a knitted floor-length sleeveless cardigan that exposed a bit of her abs.

Shania was quickly inundated with heart emojis by fans as many wished her a happy Mother's Day in return with sweet messages.

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One wrote: "What a gorgeous, emotional picture of a mom and her son! I'm a boy mom and I can feel the love in this picture," with another saying: "Beautiful picture! Happy Mother's Day!"

A third even commented: "Everyone always talking about how they grew up listening to their mother play your music, but in our house it was me making my mom listen."

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Shania celebrated Mother's Day with a throwback photo with Eja

Shania shares her son with ex-husband Robert "Mutt" Lange. While Eja is a little more publicity-shy than his mother, he is clearly following in her musical footsteps.

The You're Still the One singer has previously spoken of how her son has a "crazy passion for making music", although that is where the similarities end as Eja appears to have no interest in breaking into country music like his mom.

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"He's been making music for a few years now," the 56-year-old told Sounds Like Nashville. "He definitely listens to EDM, so that's where he is as a fan."

And anyone hoping for a collaboration between the pair might be in luck, as last year Shania admitted that they have been in the studio together.

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The 20-year-old usually prefers to stay out of the spotlight

"Every once in a while we get into the studio together and we send each other ideas," she said during an appearance on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan.

She added: "I use the guitar, he uses synthesizers. You never know, maybe someday we'll come up with something really great."

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