Naya Rivera was a single mom whose four-year-old son Josie was her entire world

The body of the 33-year-old Glee actress was retrieved from Lake Piru in California on Monday, 13 July after she went missing on a boat trip with her son last week.

What’s more heartbreaking is that investigators believe the young actress drowned whilst trying to save her son in what they think was a freak accident. They believe she must have mustered as much strength as she could to help Josie out of the water and aboard, but couldn’t save herself.

He was later discovered alone on the boat, recalling how his mom did not get out of the water.

If that isn’t the definition of a mother’s love, then nothing is

And judging from her Instagram page, it’s clear to see the love, pride and admiration she had in her bubbly son – who she shared with ex-husband Ryan Dorsey.

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Take a look at these heartwarming – and heartbreaking – posts of Naya Rivera and her baby boy she shared with her followers over the years…

 

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just the two of us

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Always bringing the 🌞

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#TBT

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We win! #happyhalloween

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He loves me…#happymothersday 💕

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“Squish face” ❤️

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