It was a bittersweet birthday for Lea, but like her character, Rachel Berry, she's proved what a true star she really is by returning to the set of Glee just two weeks after Cory's death. Her Glee costars credit her incredible strength with helping them cope with Cory's death.
So in honor of the strongest girl we know, we're celebrating Lea's birthday with a look back at her cutest moments with Cory. He may be gone, but he'll never be forgotten. ;