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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The girlfriend of late Miami Marlins star-pitcher Jose Fernandez opened-up about giving birth to their daughter, five months after his tragic death.

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Maria Arias is featured in a People Magazine article where she talks about their newborn daughter Penelope.

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She also talks about how she’s keeping Fernandez’s legacy alive.

Jose Fernandez was killed in a horrific boat crash after a night of partying just one week after learning they were having a girl.

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