Anderson Cooper’s Voice Cracks During Tribute to Mom, Gloria Vanderbilt
With a lump in his throat, CNN's Anderson Cooper delivered a touching eulogy for his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt died Monday morning at the age of 95 with her friends and family by her side. She had been battling advanced stomach cancer. "Gloria Vanderbilt was an extraordinary woman who loved life and lived it on her own terms," said Cooper. Cooper's obituary included touching footage showing mother and son laughing together during her final days.