On December 27, 2016, actress Carrie Fischer, best known for her role as Princess Leia in “Star Wars,” “When Harry Met Sally,” and many more, passed away.

As Dearly previously reported, Fischer passed away due to complications following a heart attack. Her official autopsy report showed that the actress had “cocaine, heroin, and ecstasy in her system” four days before her death.

The actress left behind her only child, a daughter, 26-year-old Billie Lourd.

Billie was incredibly close with her mother and her famous grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, who passed away just one day after her daughter did, on December 28, 2016.

On the two year anniversary of her mother’s death, Billie took to Instagram to honor Fischer with a video of her doing something they loved to do together — sing:

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🎏🅾️®️ ♏️🅾️♏️🅱️🌱It has been two years since my Momby’s death and I still don’t know what the “right” thing to do on a death anniversary is (I’m sure a lot of you feel the same way about your loved ones). So I decided to do something a little vulnerable for me, but something we both loved to do together – sing. This is the piano her father gave her and this was one of her favorite songs. And as the song says, we must “keep on moving”. I’ve found that what keeps me moving is doing things that make me happy, working hard on the things that I’m passionate about and surrounding myself with people I love and making them smile. I hope this encourages anyone feeling a little low or lost to “keep on moving”. As my Momby once said, “take your broken heart and turn it into art” – whatever that art may be for you. ❤️

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In the video, Billie can be heard singing “These Days” by Jackson Brown.

The 26-year-old then wrote a message to other people struggling with understanding how to properly commemorate the anniversary of a loved one’s death.

She said:

It has been two years since my Momby’s death and I still don’t know what the “right” thing to do on a death anniversary is (I’m sure a lot of you feel the same way about your loved ones). So I decided to do something a little vulnerable for me, but something we both loved to do together – sing.

Billie continued:

This is the piano her father gave her and this was one of her favorite songs. And as the song says, we must “keep on moving”. I’ve found that what keeps me moving is doing things that make me happy, working hard on the things that I’m passionate about and surrounding myself with people I love and making them smile. I hope this encourages anyone feeling a little low or lost to “keep on moving”.

She added, “As my Momby once said, ‘take your broken heart and turn it into art’ – whatever that art may be for you.”

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