Everyone around the world was affected by Paul Walker‘s tragic death in November 2013, but few people were probably more shaken up than his Fast & Furious co-star and close friend, Vin Diesel. Over a year later, Vin is honoring his “brother” by naming his third child Pauline.
Vin and Paul have been friends ever since working together on the first Fast and Furious film back in 2001. Since then, Vin called him a brother, and was visibly torn after news broke that the 40-year-old was killed in a tragic car accident in California. He immediately tweeted afterwards, “Brother, I will miss you very much. I am absolutely speechless. Heaven has gained a new Angel. Rest in Peace.”
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This week, on the Today show, Vin revealed that he has named his newborn Pauline in honor of Paul. “While I was in the hospital, the name that I will give you is… I named her… I named her Pauline.” He shared this photo of his newest addition with fans on Facebook, along with the caption, “I hear babies crying, I watch them grow. They’ll learn much more, than I’ll ever know. And I think to myself, What a wonderful world…”