Acclaimed news anchor and reporter, Anderson Cooper is honoring his older brother, Carter, on the 29th anniversary of his death.
"My brother, Carter Cooper. Jan 27, 1965 – July 22, 1988. Hard to believe it has been 29 years. He remains in my heart, golden and true," Anderson wrote on Instagram, alongside a black and white image of the two as children.
Cooper's mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, also took to Instagram to remember her son by sharing a series of snaps with the social platform's slideshow feature.
"Not a day goes by that I do not think of him," he said. "He is close to me because he lives in my mind and heart forever."
Carter's untimely death came a decade after their father, Wyatt Cooper, died during a heart bypass surgery.
The CNN anchor and Vanderbilt share in their memoir, The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son Talk About Life, Love and Loss that Carter, 23 at the time, took his own life by jumping off the terrace of his family's Manhattan penthouse.
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