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ON BENDED KNEE
Two weeks before celebrating her 3rd birthday (on Oct. 28), Matilda Rose Ledger is offered an afternoon pick-me-up from mom Michelle Williams while the pair strolled through their Brooklyn neighborhood on Oct. 17. Williams has said of her daughter (with the late Heath Ledger), "I am the mother of the most tender-hearted, high-spirited, beautiful little girl who is the spitting image of her father."
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MOM'S LITTLE PRINCESS
Looking like they're ready to go trick-or-treating, Williams takes a stroll with her costumed cutie in New York City on Oct. 16.
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Williams, who once said she and Ledger "have a very, very sweet life" living in a renovated row house in Brooklyn, N.Y., continues with what was once a family routine – the early morning coffee run – with Williams's mother Carla on Aug. 20.
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Three days earlier, Matilda speeds ahead with an afternoon of fun as she and Mom enjoy a summer day in their neighborhood on Aug. 17.
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Williams gives then 2-year-old Matilda a lift May 11 on their way to a Brooklyn park, where the mother-daughter duo spent a low-key Mother's Day together.
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A month after Ledger's death on Jan. 22, Williams and Matilda get bundled up for an outing in their Brooklyn neighborhood on Feb. 21. That same month Williams vowed that her daughter, who is the sole beneficiary of Ledger's estate (reportedly valued up to $20 million), "will be brought up with the best memories of him."