Pink and daughter Willow Sage Hart attend the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California.
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August 28, 2017 11:20 AM EDT

Pink got personal in her speech at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards — sharing a touching story about an experience she had with her six-year-old daughter.

Pink took to the stage to perform a medley of her music before she received the Video Vanguard Award. In her acceptance speech, Pink spoke about self-image, conformity and the legacy of rock stars before her.

Here’s the full text of her remarks.

Write to Julia Zorthian at julia.zorthian@time.com.

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