Richard EngelYou are grieving for a family member you love.

August 18th, NBC News Chief International Correspondent Announced the Death of His 6-year-old Son Henry.

He said, “Our beloved Henry has passed away.” Twitter. He had soft blue eyes and an easy smile, as well as a constant giggle. He was loved unconditionally and we always gave him love. Mary and Richard

The journalist shared a link to a memorial page on the Texas Children’s Hospital website, which offered more details on Henry’s life and his battle with Rett syndrome, a genetic brain disorder without a treatment or cure.

According to the hospital, Henry first came to Texas Children’s Hospital’s Duncan Neurological Research Institute in 2018 for care. On August 9, he died. 

Dr. Huda Zghbi, who studied Henry’s case, said online. His warm and loving smile and his connection to my eyes are what stole my heart since the first time I saw him. It was amazing to see his quiet battle against such a terrible disease.