Anderson Cooper pays final respect to his mother Gloria Laura Vanderbilt an American artist, author, actress, fashion designer who died on June 17, 2019, aged 95, having been diagnosed with stomach cancer.
Gloria Vanderbilt’s son Anderson Cooper paid her his last tribute and posted on Twitter a small video describing the final moments with his Mom. CNN television anchor Anderson Cooper thanked everyone and said "She never let fear or pain or loss prevent her from forging ahead, from moving forward. She always believed the best was yet to come.”
“My Mom found out June 8 that she had cancer, she lived nine more days, and being able to spend those nine days and nights with her was a great, great blessing. They were the most extraordinary days of my life and I'm very grateful."
Anderson Cooper with a bit of tears in his eyes said that his father died when he was 10 years old and his brother died when he was 21 and now his mother who was last from the immediate family, and now he feels very lonely. Anderson proudly said his mom was a voyager from a distinct galaxy, and he is happy that he made latter years of her life comfortable and fulfilling.
“We Left nothing unsaid between us she knew me and I knew her and there was great comfort in that. You and I is a match made in heaven Gloria told him, we are a good team", happily said Anderson to his Mom.
In the same video Anderson Cooper played one of his mom’s favorites, a Peggy Lee rendition of 'Is That All There Is?'. “Every time it ended, my mom would say, Isn’t that marvelous? And it was yes with my Mom it was marvelous.” Anderson ended the conversation.
Anderson Cooper posted on Twitter:
"She never let fear or pain or loss prevent her from forging ahead, from moving forward. She always believed the best was yet to come.” @AndersonCooper pays tribute to his mom, Gloria Vanderbilt, who passed away at the age of 95.”