Jennifer Morrison has confirmed she will be leaving the show following the season finale on Sunday

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Ahead of Emma Swan’s swan song from Once Upon a Time — Jennifer Morrison has revealed that she will be leaving the show following Sunday’s season finale — we’ve gathered more than 25 of her best moments over the last six seasons, from her lonely birthday debut to her realization that she’s never truly been alone during the musical. Check them out below and share your favorites in the comments.

Meet Emma Swan

After nabbing a bail jumper like a boss, Emma Swan celebrates her birthday alone before her son Henry shows up on her doorstep. (Season 1, Episode 1)

Emma Meets Regina

The original hero and villain of the story cross paths for the first time. (Season 1, Episode 1)

Emma Loses Graham

After kissing Emma sparks memories of his life in the Enchanted Forest, Graham dies in Emma’s arms when Regina crushes his heart. (Season 1, Episode 7)

Emma Breaks the Curse

After Henry ate a cursed apple turnover to get Emma to believe, he fell into a coma and died. But when Emma kissed his forehead — a true love’s kiss — she not only revives Henry, but breaks the dark curse, therefore returning everyone’s memories of their past lives in the Enchanted Forest. (Season 1, Episode 22)

Emma Reunites with Her Family

After breaking the curse, Emma meets her family on Main Street. But after years of being alone, Emma is unsure how to be part of a family. (Season 2, Episode 1)

Emma Returns Home

When Emma and Snow are stranded in the Enchanted Forest, Emma gets a chance to see her home — and how much her parents truly cared about her. (Season 2, Episode 3)

Emma Meets Neal

Via flashback, viewers got a glimpse of how a younger Emma met and was betrayed by Neal, the father of her child. (Season 2, Episode 6)

Emma Struggles With Being a Parent

After Regina appears to kill Dr. Hopper, Emma struggles with breaking the news to Henry, making her realize she may not be mother material. (Season 2, Episode 10)

Emma Fully Embraces Her Family

When Regina is unable to prevent the destruction of Storybrooke, Emma finally embraces her parents — and the magic within her — subsequently helping Regina in saving the town. (Season 2, Episode 22)

Emma Struggles in the Wake of Neal’s Death

En route to Neverland, Emma lashes out at her parents. (Season 3, Episode 1)

Emma Feels Like an Orphan

During their trip to Neverland, Emma realizes that she’s more like the Lost Boys; despite reuniting with her family, she still feels like an orphan. (Season 3, Episode 22)

NEXT: Emma and Hook’s first kiss…

Emma and Hook Kiss

During their trip to Neverland, Emma thanks Hook for saving her father’s life by kissing the pirate, kicking off their long romance. (Season 3, Episode 5)

Emma’s Time Travel Adventure

Thrown into the past, Emma actually gets the chance to see her parents meet. (Season 3, Episode 21)

Emma Gets Her Magic Back

Admitting to herself that Storybrooke is her home, Emma is able to get her magic back during her time travel adventure. (Season 3, Episode 22)

Emma Faces Her Past

The Snow Queen forces Emma to face her growing powers and the fear others may have toward her. (Season 4, Episode 7)

Emma Discovers the Truth About Her Parents

Snow White and Prince Charming admit they were to blame for Maleficent losing her child.(Season 4, Episode 18)

Emma Battles with Her Dark Side

Torn between dark and light, Emma nearly crosses the line when Lily plans to hurt her parents. (Season 4, Episode 20)

Emma Forgives Her Parents

Even though Snow and Charming did a bad deed to ensure Emma would turn out to be good, she was able to find it in her heart to forgive them. (Season 4, Episode 21)

Emma Becomes the Dark One

In order to prevent the Dark One from taking over Regina, Emma sacrifices herself. (Season 4, Episode 21)

Emma Causes Hook to Become a Dark One

In order to save Hook’s life, Emma tethers his life to Excalibur, turning him into a Dark One, and causing Emma to succumb to the darkness. (Season 5, Episode 8)

Emma Saves Hook from the Underworld

After years of keeping her walls up, Emma nearly sacrifices her own heart to save Hook from the Underworld. (Season 5, Episode 20)

Emma Gets Her Red Jacket

Through flashback, viewers learn how a younger Emma became a bail bonds person and the tragic incident that gave Emma her signature look. (Season 5, Episode 20)

Emma Sees Her Grim Future

During the season 6 premiere, Emma learns that, as the Savior, she is fated to die. (Season 6, Episode 1)

Emma Realizes Why She Fights

Emma has always been driven to protect the ones she loves. (Season 6, Episode 9)

Emma Saves Regina

Though her memories had been wiped in the Wish Realm, Emma finally comes to and saves Regina from a grim fate. (Season 6, Episode 10)

Emma Realizes She’s Never Been Alone

During the musical episode, Emma realizes that she’s never actually been alone — the voices of her friends and family have been inside her all along. (Season 6, Episode 20)

Emma Marries Hook

At the climax of the musical episode, Hook and Emma wed before the Black Fairy unleashes a new curse. (Season 6, Episode 20)

Once Upon a Time‘s two-hour finale airs Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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