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Jennifer Lopez hasn't forgotten where she's come from.
The mom of two opened up earlier today about motherhood and growing up in the Bronx.
While being honored at Variety's Power of Women gala for her Lopez Family Foundation, she talked about being pregnant at the same time as her sister Lynda Lopez.
"During that time we started talking every day, sometimes staying up until the wee hours of the night discussing how having children would change our lives and what we were going to do," Lopez said. "It was just like when we were kids, sharing a bedroom in the Bronx—sharing a bed in the Bronx with our other sister, all three of us!—talking about our hopes and dreams."
She continued, "We were both fortunate to be in the care of great doctors who kept us properly informed every step of the journey. The experience made us think a lot about how different it was for some people, which we knew from growing up in the Bronx."
From those talks and the the birth of Lopez and Marc Anthony's twins, Emme and Max, she created the Lopez Family Foundation.