Every week for the past sixteen years, Dutch artist Frans Hofmeester has been working on an incredible family project with his daughter, Lotte. Ever since the day of her birth, Frans has made a 15 second video of her talking to the camera (or babbling when she was a little tyke).

On the day of her sixteenth birthday he put together this incredible coming-of-age time-lapse video.

Moms, dads, hug and kiss your kids, ’cause they sure grow up fast!

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