The son of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden passed away last night after a long battle with the disease.
Beau Biden, son of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden passed away last night at the age of 46 after a long battle with cancer.
Biden died after a cancerous tumor was discovered in his brain. He was hospitalized for a month before his death. Biden is survived by his wife and two children.
The Vice President addressed the news of his son’s death, saying “the entire Biden family is saddened beyond words”. “Sadness prevails among the whole Biden family,” the family stated. “We know that his spirit will live on in all of us.”
President Barack Obama expressed his sorrow over the death of Beau Biden, and said that he had followed in his father’s footsteps. “Beau studied the law, like his dad, even choosing the same law school,” Obama stated. “Beau was a good and generous man. He changed the lives of those around him, and he lives on in their hearts.”