Beau Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden, has died of brain cancer. He was 46.
“It is with broken hearts that Hallie,Hunter, Ashley, Jill and I announce the passing of our husband, brother and son, Beau, after he battled brain cancer with the same integrity, courage and strength he demonstrated every day of his life,” Biden said in his statement.
“The entire Biden family is saddened beyond words. We know that Beau’s spirit will live on in all of us—especially through his brave wife, Hallie, and two remarkable children, Natalie and Hunter,”he continued.
Read the rest of the family’s official statement below: