(CBS NEWS) – It’s been nearly three years since “Glee” star Cory Monteith passed away, but Lea Michele has made sure she’ll always remember her late boyfriend.

The actress posted a photo on Instagram of her new tattoo on her ribcage that simply says “5,” in honor of Monteith.

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And one more.. for my Quarterback.. #5 ❤️

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She wrote in a caption, “And one more.. for my Quarterback.. #5.” Monteith’s “Glee” character, Finn Hudson, wore a football jersey with the number “5” on it. Monteith and Michele were co-stars on the show, and dated for one year before Monteith died.

Monteith died in July 2013 from “mixed drug toxicity” involving heroin and alcohol. He was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room.

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