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And he wasn't the only one getting emotional.
Several audience members wiped away tears as the camera panned across the crowd.
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And viewers at home were just as choked up. Many Twitter users admitted the touching tribute made them cry.
And if that wasn't moving enough, Vin also made a special shout out to Paul's daughter.
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"There's one very, very, very special teen here. And her name is Meadow Walker," Vin continued.
Paul posthumously won the Teen Choice award for Choice Movie Actor in the same category. We couldn't think of a better way to keep him and his lasting legacy in our hearts. (Video via Universal Pictures / "Furious 7")
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