Kelly Preston Pays Tribute to Late Son Jett With Husband John Travolta: 'You Are In Our Hearts Forever'

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John Travolta and Kelly Preston
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Kelly Preston is paying tribute to her late son.

Over the weekend, the 56-year-old actress took to Instagram to share an adorable photo of herself with her husband, John Travolta, and their son, Jett.

The couple's eldest child died in 2009 at age 16 after hitting his head on a bathtub while suffering a seizure during a family trip to the Bahamas. The teen had autism and had previously suffered from seizures.

"To my sweet love, Jett... you are in our hearts forever," Kelly wrote alongside a black-and-white photo of her and John kissing Jett on a bed. "I send love to all of the beautiful autistic children and the wonderful people who love them. May we all shine and grant love and respect to children with special needs💕 #autismawareness #autism"

The sweet post came during Autism Awareness Month and just ahead of Jett's 27th birthday. John, 65, commented on his wife's post with a heart emoji.

Kelly and John also share Ella, 19, and Benjamin, 8. Back in 2016, John opened up to Good Morning America about how welcoming Benjamin five years after Jett's death helped their family come together.

"We certainly have bonded together," he said at the time. "And certainly, having little Ben has been a beautiful kind of glue for us to rebond after tremendous loss."

Watch the video below for more on Kelly and John's family:

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