Comedian Rob Delaney's 2-year-old son dies of cancer

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"Catastrophe" star Rob Delaney's 2-year-old son Henry has died after a battle with cancer, the actor announced Friday.

The actor revealed the devastating news in a Facebook post on Friday, in which he paid tribute to his "smart, funny, and mischievous" child.

Delaney posted on Facebook Saturday morning saying that doctors discovered the brain tumor shortly after his son's first birthday, which was removed and treated in early 2017. He received surgery and treatment through the early part of 2017, but the cancer returned late previous year, reported the CNN.

'He quickly learned sign language and developed his own method of getting from A to B shuffling on his lovely little bum, ' said Delaney.

His father said "his drive to live and to love and to connect was profound". He created the modern rom-com "Catastophe" with his co-star, Sharon Horgan. They are the reason I will attempt to not run frantic with distress.

"The NHS nurses and doctors and the home carers and charity workers who helped our family survive Henry's illness will be my heroes until the day I die", he said.

Tragedy has struck "Catastrophe'" star Rob Delaney.

Henry had been left with significant physical disabilities by the tumour, Delaney said, but had "quickly learned sign language and developed his own method of getting from A to B shuffling on his handsome little bum".

"I have extremely miserable news".

'I don't want to miss out on their handsome lives. "I'm voracious for more encounters with them".

Delaney credited his family for helping him through his grief.

He added a message to his departed son: "Thank you, attractive Henry, for spending as much time with us as you did".

"I have nothing else to say that I haven't said here", stated Delaney.

He went on to thank the doctors, nurses and home carers who assisted the family throughout Henry's illness, directed his fans to make donations to charitable causes for sick children, and urged those in the United Kingdom to continue supporting the country's National Health Service. "We miss you so much", he wrote.



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