Demi Lovato’s Sister Speaks Out On Singer’s Birthday

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Demi Lovato’s sister, Madison De La Garza, celebrated the singer’s 26th birthday on Monday by praising her medical team for saving her life last month from a suspected overdose.

“Today could have been one of the worst days of my life, but instead I get to spend it thanking God, the incredible doctors, Demi’s team, and everyone across the world who offered their support – without all of these people I wouldn’t have my big sister anymore,” De La Garza, a former Desperate Housewives actress, captioned a throwback photo on Instagram of the two together.

“I’ve been thinking about how I wish that everyone could see the silly little things that she does, like how her nostrils move when she says certain words and when she brushes my hair behind my ear when I’m trying to sleep, because those are the things I’m thankful for today."

She added: “They seem so small, but those little things make up my sister – not a singer, not a celebrity, and definitely not what she’s been described as in the media – she’s a daughter, a friend, and my big sister… and I am so, so thankful that I can tell her happy birthday.”

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The girls’ mother, Dianna De La Garza, echoed her daughter’s message of thanks, adding "Thank you for all your love and prayers... I am truly blessed.”