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Since then, a sea of Kotb’s
Savannah Guthrie, 47, and Jenna Bush Hager, 37, wasted no time and “raced over” to meet baby Hope on Tuesday before officially asking her mama.
“We probably weren’t invited,” Bush Hager joked on Wednesday’s episode of Today. “ I texted her and I’m like, ‘We are on our way,.’ We went over and we saw … baby Hope … and that precious Haley who was so in awe of her baby sister. It was the cutest thing I’ve ever seen.”
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Bush Hager raved about the sisterly bond between Haley and her new sibling — and Guthrie even posted an adorable selfie of the whole crew to her Instagram account on Wednesday morning, captioning it, “Holding on to dear Hope! The joy and gratitude of @hodakotb makes my heart sing ❤️”
“The fact that [Haley and Hope] wanted to be so close to each other, this is what Hoda’s prayed for,” Bush Hager — herself a mom of two girls — said on Wednesday.
“She actually has prayed for a baby sister for Haley because [Hoda] and her sister are so close, so to have this … ” she trailed off with a smile.
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Kathie Lee Gifford — Kotb’s former
“Hoda’s a mama again. I’m thrilled about that,” Gifford, 65, said during a Tuesday visit to Fox News’
Meanwhile, Kotb has thanked fans for their well wishes and support.
“I am reading all of your beautiful messages. I am overwhelmed with your kindness,” wrote Kotb on Instagram, Thursday. “Thank you for the love you have shown us. It means so much.”
The NBC anchor also encouraged those who are also waiting for a miracle in their own lives to keep the faith. “If you are waiting for your miracle…” said Kotb, “Have faith. I am with you ❤️❤️.”