Beau Biden's Death Reveals the Strong Bond With His Father

Vice president Joe Biden mourns the loss of his son with his family at their Delaware home.
2:18 | 06/01/15

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Now we remember beau Biden, tributes pouring in for the vice president's beloved son who died after facing brain cancer. Beau was just 46 years old. The two shared as you know a very special bond and ABC's Jim Avila is in Washington with more. Good morning, Jim. Reporter: Good morning, robin. The Biden family remains in seclusion, no public appearances scheduled and no announcement yet on when the funeral will happen for beau Biden, the vice president's son who died of brain cancer over the weekend. Joe Biden, back at his family compound in Delaware today, no public appearances scheduled as democrats and republicans paid tribute to his son, beau, the former Delaware attorney general who died over the weekend at just 46. I would just like to express my sincere condolences to the entire Biden family. Reporter: The family bond forged by tragedy. The boys injured, their mother and sister taken in a fatal car crash when beau was just 3 years old. Just two days before announce that beau was in the hospital his father had these emotional words. Incredible bond I have with my children is a gift I'm not sure I would have had had I not been through what I went through. Reporter: Beau's bride future could only be stopped by a five year battle with brain cancer. At his bedside when he died, the vice president his wife yil and daughter-in-law Hallie, now mourning. Joe and beau's tight relationship on display back in 2008 when the son introduced the father at the democratic convention. My friend, my father, my hero, the next vice president of the United States. Reporter: A genuine moment greatly cherished by the vice president. Father knows he's a success when he turns and looks at his son or daughter and know they turned out better than he did. I'm a success. I'm a hell of a success. Beauie, I love you. I'm so proud of you. Here at the white house, president Obama canceled all events last night to visit the Bidens at the official residence of the vice president just up the road here a ways. The president said that beau Biden had, in fact, been a frequent visitor at the white house, a close friend and a man of honor. George. Jim, thanks very much. We send our condolences to the entire Biden family.

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