logo
Twitter/KFILE
Twitter/KFILE

Anderson Cooper Helps Fundraise Money for Kids Battling Cancer with Cute Snaps of His Son Wyatt

Gaone Pule
Mar 12, 2021
09:50 A.M.

Broadcast journalist Anderson Cooper took to Instagram to remember his dear friend's daughter, who lost her life to cancer; Cooper noted how fortunate he is that his one and only son is healthy.

Advertisement

Anderson Cooper shared on social media that Andrew Kacynski's daughter died from brain cancer. He noted how other kids, just like Francesca Kaczynski, are battling life-threatening illnesses at a young age.

"As a new parent, I am lucky that my son is healthy, but there are a lot of kids facing life-threatening illnesses. Francesca Kaczynski died of a rare brain cancer when she was just nine months old," he wrote.

Anderson Cooper attends the Turner Upfront 2016 at Nick & Stef's Steakhouse on May 18, 2016 in New York City | Photo: Getty Images

Anderson Cooper attends the Turner Upfront 2016 at Nick & Stef's Steakhouse on May 18, 2016 in New York City | Photo: Getty Images

Advertisement

GOOD CAUSE FOR FRANCESCA

The 53-year-old dad revealed that he and his television news channel are honoring little Francesca. “In her honor, we at CNN are raising money for kids with cancer,” he said.

Cooper then explained how individuals willing to help could make a purchase. "Be part of #TeamBeans! Proceeds from the sale of these beanies go to @DanaFarber," he wrote.

Advertisement

Along with the post, he shared series of snaps with his son Wyatt. The first photo showed the father and son duo posing, looking dead serious at the camera with their blue eyes.

Cooper wore glasses and a black beanie with the words #TeamBeans embroidered with a matching T-shirt. Wyatt wore a blue striped, white sweater as he leaned in for a close shot.

Another snap showed Cooper feeding his baby boy while looking into his eyes. Wyatt, in return, gazed at his dad and his tiny hand on his chin. A third shows the pair offering great smiles at the camera, with little Wyatt modeling the beanie.

Advertisement

HER TRAGIC DEATH

The “60 Minutes" star remembered his colleague Kaczynski's daughter, who died on Christmas Eve. According to People, Thursday would have been her 1st birthday.

Kaczynski shared his little girl with his wife, Rachel Louise Ensign. According to the outlet, their daughter's death came three months after the award-winning journalist had previously divulged that she was diagnosed with a sporadic and very aggressive rhabdoid brain tumor.

Advertisement

At the time of her death, the CNN reporter reportedly broke the tragic news on Twitter, writing that he and Ensign, a "Wall Street Journal" reporter, were heartbroken over the loss of their baby girl.

Kaczynski wrote that Francesca died in the arms of both her parents. He added that they are grateful to have known her love and noted that they love her.

Advertisement

COOPER CO-PARENTING WITH EX-BOYFRIEND

It is the same case with Cooper, who took the initiative to keep her memory alive with the cause. While raising Wyatt, the news anchor revealed last month that his ex-partner Benjamin Maisani whom he co-parents with lives with them.

According to Oprah Magazine, Cooper admitted that the situation is weird but works for them. He reportedly disclosed that they still live together because they get along well. The pair broke up in March 2018 after three years of dating are doting dads to little Wyatt.

info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Tom Brady & Pregnant Bridget Moynahan Split - She Wed Husband at Secret Ceremony 9 Years Later

February 20, 2022

Andy Cohen Welcomes Second Baby - Inside His Single Fatherhood

May 03, 2022

Girl Loses Father She Was Very Close To, Keeps Getting Letters from Him for 5 Years

April 28, 2022

Meet John Travolta's Only Living Son Benjamin Who Experienced the Painful Loss of 2 People He Loved

February 21, 2022

Melissa Sue Anderson Declared Love for Mike Landon - She Was Shaken When He Had Affair with a Teen

February 22, 2022

Steven Curtis Chapman Defied Wife's Wishes by Adopting Daughter Who Was Killed by His Son's Car 5 Years Later

April 24, 2022

Bruno Mars Had to Live In a Zoo After Parents’ Divorce – He Slept in 1 Bed With His Dad & Brother

April 05, 2022

Every Day Little Boy Comes Home from School in Tears until His Father Shows up in His Classroom – Story of the Day

May 09, 2022

Patrick Swayze’s Wife Stayed by His Side & Held His Hand until His Death – She Still Feels His ‘Presence’

March 29, 2022

John Travolta's Late Wife Kelly Got Pregnant at 47 & Risked Her Life to Carry Her 'Miracle' Baby

April 14, 2022

Eric Christian Olsen Was Mean to Wife When They Met - She Was Not Impressed by Him Either

February 18, 2022

Inside Ashton Kutcher & Mila Kunis' Parenting Strategy — They Only Bathe Them When They Are Dirty

February 07, 2022

Kurt Russell Took over the Role of a Father to Goldie Hawn’s Kids after Their Biological Dad Abandoned Them

February 04, 2022

Scott Baio Became a Father at 46 & Thought His Life 'Would End Completely' When His 1st Child Was Born

April 12, 2022