It seems like only yesterday Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner were toting around their sweet little daughter Violet Affleck — but that sweet little girl is nine-years-old now, and looking more like an adult each time we see her!

Most recently, the oldest of the Affleck kids was spotted in Washington with her famous parents as Ben talked to members of the state senate about the importance of foreign aid in countries like Africa.

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Violet was seen carrying around her little purse, hanging with her mom, and basically being all kinds of adorable.

Can we just pause for a moment and remember when Violet was the only child of Ben and Jennifer, long before her siblings, Seraphina and Samuel? She was the CUTEST!

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Kids, man. They grow up right before your eyes.