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By PEOPLE.COM/Stephanie Petit
Jun 08, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
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Hillary Clinton celebrated her historic victory as the first female presidential nominee for a major political party by sharing a special message for girls all over America: Yes, you can.

Before speaking at a rally in Brooklyn, New York on Tuesday night, Clinton shared a photo that showed her dancing with a young girl.

"To every little girl who dreams big: Yes, you can be anything you want–even president. Tonight is for you," Clinton captioned the photo.

It was capped off with her signature "H," indicating Clinton wrote the tweet herself.

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The tweet has garnered more than 46,000 likes and has been retweeted more than 28,000 times.

However, there's one woman Clinton wishes was able to see this moment: her late mother, Dorothy Howell Rodham.

In another social media post, Clinton remembered her mother, who would have celebrated her 97th birthday over the weekend.

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"I wish my mom were here tonight to share this moment," she wrote. "She was my rock from the day I was born until the day she left us. This past Saturday would have been her 97th birthday–she was born the same day Congress passed the 19th Amendment to give women the right to vote."

"I wish she could have seen this team and your extraordinary conviction–how you never stopped fighting, no matter how tough this election got," Clinton continued. "How your voices lifted this campaign up in communities all across the country. How your investment in the values we share made this moment possible."

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