Michael J. Fox and Esmé Cheer on Team Fox

11/06/2009 at 09:00 AM ET
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More cowbell!

Michael J. Fox and daughter Esmé Annabelle, 8, take a break from cheering on — and ringing a cowbell for! — members of Team Fox as they run the New York City Marathon on Sunday.

Team Fox, which Michael launched in January 2006, raises much-needed funds for Parkinson’s Disease research. Diagnosed in 1991, Michael went public with the news in 1998 and has since become a strong advocate for the disease.

Michael, 48, and wife Tracy Pollan are also parents to twins Aquinnah Kathleen and Schuyler Frances, 14, and son Sam Michael, 20.

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Rachel-Jane on

She looks so much like him! What a lovely photo.

kelsey on

She could be his mini-me! What a great photo!

Liliana on

She looks just like Michael.

stephanie on

I HEART Michael J Fox! Esme is a cutie.

Robyn on

Yay!!! Esme Fox is one of my favorite Celebrity Babies. She is SOOO cute -her cute little personality just shines. They obviously have a very happy family.

Mermaids614 on

Awww, she is the spitting image of Daddy. I love Michael J. Fox. I’m 33 years old and he was a huge part of my childhood!

Suzie on

What a little cutie pie! Looks like her Dad for sure! He looks like he is such a great father to all of his kids! What a great guy and a great husband to his lucky wife!

Eric on

I love MJF! He’s made the best of the hand he’s been given. So impressed with his organization.

eva on

This a celebrity truly worth of admiration.I have so much respect for him and his brave family.Go team Fox!

k-kai on

I love Michael J Fox! i have always wondered how you pronounce his twin girls names. Does anyone know?

melissa on

@k-kai:Aquinnah(A-Quinn-Ah) & Schuyler(Sky-ler)
love.love.love michael j fox!

Wendy on

Team Fox GO GO GO – Michael is an inspiration and an amazing father and husband, i have read his 2 books and everyone should read them – he is making the very best out of a difficult situation. His daughter Esme is beautiful – what a lovely happy picture.

jasii on

I love Michael J. Fox x33 esmé is soo sweet 🙂

Dolores on

I was just reading in his last bio when he and Esme first cheered on Team Fox when she was five, and sitting up on his shoulders. He is just a great dad and an inspiration as a father and a role model to others with Parkinson’s, like my mom, who is in the late stages. Go Team Fox!