She’s looking so grown up!
Dannielynn Birkhead and dad Larry Birkhead kept up their yearly father-daughter tradition by attending the Kentucky Derby this weekend – and Anna Nicole Smith‘s 9-year-old daughter was just as cute as she be, a spitting image of her mom.
Larry, a photographer, lives with Dannielyn in rural Kentucky, and makes sure they attend the Derby in honor of Anna Nicole, who died of an accidental drug overdose in 2007. Larry and Anna Nicole met there in 2004.
Larry told Entertainment Tonight last November he is very much keeping Anna Nicole’s spirit alive by telling his daughter stories about her. “I don’t sugarcoat it,” said Larry. “I say there are some things your mom did and, you know, I try to make her learn from it.”
The proud dad also gushed, “I look at her and she’s my everything. She reminds me so much of her mom and as she gets older, and her features are changing, it’s just like having a little miniature Anna Nicole running around in so many ways.”
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