Mariska Hargitay’s eldest son, August, appears so grown up in a brand-new photograph. The previous Legislation & Order: Particular Victims Unit star posted footage from their latest journey to Kenya whereas kicking off the brand new yr collectively. 

Within the image posted on January 3, Mariska, 59, wore a safari hat and a crimson flannel shirt and sun shades. She sat in entrance of her son, who wore a darkish grey T-shirt for the drive. She captioned her put up with a hashtag that learn “Safari Life.” 

Followers couldn’t assist however gush over seeing August and his mother collectively. One commenter wrote, “The resemblance between you and August is so superb!!!” whereas one other chimed in, “I’ve by no means seen a child look extra like their mother and father — August is the ABSOLUTE spitting picture of you and Peter.” 

Mariska shares August along with her husband, Peter Hermann, along with their adopted youngsters, Amaya, 12, and Andrew, 11. 

The Primetime Emmy Award winner has been sharing snapshots from her household’s journey to Kenya. A lot of her posts function black and white footage of the animals they noticed alongside their trek, as they celebrated the start of 2024 in one of the simplest ways. 

Marika hardly ever shares photographs of her youngsters on social media. Nevertheless, all of them appeared on the Stuttering Affiliation for the Younger Profit Gala in Might 2023 in New York Metropolis, as August lives with a stutter, she revealed. 

“Our son stutters, and it was so stunning to have this pretty neighborhood to introduce him to and find out about it from the consultants,” Mariska advised PEOPLE on the time. She additionally identified how “extraordinary” it was to turn into acquainted with the group after their son first began displaying indicators of his stutter. “Their life begins,” she added. “However the factor about stuttering, and what I’ve discovered, is so many occasions individuals who stutter attempt to not converse or attempt to swap the phrase or not say something, get out of it, cover.” 

August additionally chimed in concerning the “tremendous particular” occasion as a result of he was “in a spot the place you’re surrounded by the people who find themselves coping with the identical factor you might be”

“In class, there aren’t loads of different folks, or on the sports activities groups you play, on the organizations you go to, on the occasions I’m at with my mother and father,” he added. “There’s at all times loads of strain and dialog. So, to be in a spot the place the sting is off and it’s inspired, it’s welcomed? It’s particular.”

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