LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 16: Actors Vin Diesel (L) and Paul Walker attend a Universal Pictures presentation to promote their upcoming film "Fast & Furious 6" at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 16, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Vin Diesel has posted a tribute to his late friend Paul Walker on Instagram ahead of its release to theaters later this month.

Walker’s daughter, who is also Diesel’s goddaughter, Meadow Walker, recently sent him the photo below.

“Naturally, one gets filled with emotion, purpose and ultimately gratitude,” Diesel shared to Instagram. “Eternal brotherhood is a blessing beyond words. Hope to make you proud… All love. always.”

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