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'A Heart That Works‪'‬ Up First

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The actor and comedian Rob Delaney is known for tackling heavy topics with humor. Fans of his hit tv show Catastrophe have seen that on full display. But what most viewers didn't know is that while making the last two seasons of that show he was going through the hardest experience of his life. His two year old son Henry died from brain cancer after extensive medical treatments. Delaney's new memoir A Heart That Works is raw and honest window into that painful period of his family's life.

If you or someone you know may be considering suicide or is in crisis, call or text 9 8 8 to reach the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.

The actor and comedian Rob Delaney is known for tackling heavy topics with humor. Fans of his hit tv show Catastrophe have seen that on full display. But what most viewers didn't know is that while making the last two seasons of that show he was going through the hardest experience of his life. His two year old son Henry died from brain cancer after extensive medical treatments. Delaney's new memoir A Heart That Works is raw and honest window into that painful period of his family's life.

If you or someone you know may be considering suicide or is in crisis, call or text 9 8 8 to reach the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.

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