Much of the sadness and tragedy of 2020 has filtered over into 2021. While death and illness are normal in life, they can still be hard realities to deal with. That’s even more so when it happens to children. CNN correspondent Rene Marsh recently faced this tragedy. The CNN journalist shared an emotional post after the death of her 2-year-old son.
Losing a child would hurt any parent, especially if that child is incredibly young. Rene Marsh has kept followers and CNN viewers in the loop on her son’s brain cancer battle since 2020. Unfortunately, her son lost his battle on Apr. 14, days after CNN mourned the loss of legal correspondent Midwin Charles. Marsh took to her Instagram to make the announcement. In a tribute to her late son, Marsh wrote:
After speaking on the brief time with her son, Rene Marsh delved into all the memories they shared. The CNN correspondent’s post took a turn as she spoke on mourning her child’s future. She wrote in the post:
Rene Marsh’s post was heartbreaking as she spoke on the future her son would never get to experience. Her words gave a window into a mother losing the chance to watch her child grow up and become an adult. Check out Marsh’s full post with images below:
Like any parent, Rene Marsh was robbed of those milestone moments in her son’s life. No parent ever wants to see their children go before them, especially at the tender age of two. But cancer isn’t indiscriminate about who and when it chooses to take someone’s life.
Hopefully, Rene Marsh and her family will be able to mourn properly before she returns to the news network. While her son is no longer here physically, Marsh can still hold on to the loving memories of her son for years to come.
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