CNN Correspondent Rene MarshThe 2-year-old son has lost his battle with cancer.
On Thursday, April 15, the journalist took to Instagram to share a lengthy tribute Blake, Who died on 14 April after being diagnosed with brain cancer in December 2019. He included a carousel of photographs that had held the child captive for years.
“To my dear sweetie Blake aka ‘Blakey’,” she wrote. “In your 25 months on earth you taught me how much strength I have accumulated in reserves that I did not know. You have endured me. You have taught me the depth of love that I have never experienced. You have kept me. Inspired me. When I wanted to give up, you made me prioritize what is really important in this life. “
Rene, who welcomed Blake with her husband Kedrick payne In March 2019, went on to write that her son’s special skills included “hugs and kisses on demand,” in addition to the “top-notch” dance.