Christie Brinkley, 63, back in SI Swimsuit issue

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Christie Brinkley has made a splash return in the latest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.

Thirty-eight years after she first appeared on the cover of the coveted magazine, Brinkley is back in the pages — this time with daughters Alexa Ray Joel, 31 and Sailor Brinkley Cook, 18.

The trio were photographed posing on the beach in Turks & Caicos.

Brinkley also gets a solo pic sporting a red bikini and called it a “full circle moment.”

Brinkley made history when she appeared on the cover three consecutive years in a row, 1979, 1980 and 1981.

The 63-year-old posted the magazine photo with her daughters on Instagram Monday and wrote “thank you Sports Illustrated for sending the powerful message that good things come in packages of every size and we do not come with an expiration date!”

Joel is Brinkley’s daughter with Billy Joel, and like her father, is a singer.

She shared a her bikini shot with a caption about body acceptance.

“I don’t have a completely flat tummy, or cellulite-free thighs… nor am I a model’s height or shape,” Joel wrote. “Neither are hundreds of millions of other beautiful women out there. SO WHAT.”

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Let's STOP degrading and START celebrating ourselves and others, from both the inside AND out. 👑🕊🦋There's far too much degradation, competition, insecurity, and unhealthy standards associated with women and their bodies- particularly on social-media. As a conscious society, it's up to us to flip this negativity on its head. I don't have a completely flat tummy, or cellulite-free thighs… nor am I a model's height or shape. Neither are hundreds of millions of other beautiful women out there. SO WHAT? Does it really matter, in the end? All that matters is how YOU feel about yourself. Set your own standards of beauty; both internally and externally. All of those unrealistic-looking, photoshopped images are nothing more than white noise, playing off of your own insecurities in order to make a buck. Don't let them affect you. DO YOU! We are all perfect, just as we are. Please know that. Thank you @si_swimsuit for showcasing all heights, shapes, and sizes. For within our distinctions, our quirks, and our self-perceived 'flaws'… therein lies the beauty. {Capture Credit: @si_swimsuit #BehindTheScenes Thank you for the honor of shooting me with my Precious & Golden Sunshines: Mamacita & Sailorina.}

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Brinkley told People she had decided at age 30 to stop posing in bathing suits.

The opportunity to pose with her daughters made her change her mind, she said.

“I thought, ‘Those days are over,'” she said. “But to get to do it with my girls, I thought, ‘One last go!'”

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