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Stars Spread the Love on International Women's Day

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    Actresses Amy Poehler (left) and Uzo Aduba, seen in file photos, honored women on International Women's Day, March 8, 2016,

    Tuesday is International Women's Day and celebrities around the globe took to Instagram to celebrate the achievements of women and girls everywhere.

    Many gave thanks to the special ladies who inspire them – their moms.

    TODAY.com collected some of the sweetest, most touching moments shared in the celebrity world, from actress Amy Poehler's empowering Smart Girls organization cartoon riffing on Rosie the Riveter to "Orange Is The New Black" star Uzo Aduba's thankful portrait of her mother.

    And there were messages from supermodel Cindy Crawford, Oscar winner Viola Davis and more.