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An emotional Dr Harry Cooper brings host Anh Do to tears on Anh’s Brush With Fame

An emotional Dr Harry Cooper brings host Anh Do to tears as he talks about his beloved father and losing his daughter Tiffany to colon cancer on Anh’s Brush With Fame

Popular television vet Dr Harry Cooper has spoken movingly about the loss of his caughter to cancer, and the generosity of his father during a portrait sitting for  Anh’s Brush With Fame.

Host Anh Do was reduced to tears multiple times during the emotionally raw interview.

The 77-year-old celebrity vet grew teary while talking about how his dad helped him achieve his dreams and losing his eldest daughter to colon cancer.

Empathetic: There wasn’t a dry eye during Tuesday’s episode of Anh’s Brush With Fame. Host Anh Do was reduced to tears multiple times during an emotionally raw interview with Dr Harry Cooper

After graduating in 1966, Dr Harry said he turned to his father when he wanted to get into partnership at a vet surgery but didn’t have the money.

‘He said, “I’ll mortgage the house for you, son.” Now, that was a big deal for my dad, who’d been through the Depression,’ he reflected.

Getting teary-eyed, Dr Harry said that being able to eventually return the deeds to him was ‘one of the greatest days in my life’.

Emotional: Dr Harry Cooper grew teary while talking about how his dad helped him achieve his dreams and losing his eldest daughter to colon cancer

Emotional: Dr Harry Cooper grew teary while talking about how his dad helped him achieve his dreams and losing his eldest daughter to colon cancer

'He said, "I'll mortgage the house for you, son." Now, that was a big deal for my dad, who'd been through the Depression,' he said of his father

‘He said, “I’ll mortgage the house for you, son.” Now, that was a big deal for my dad, who’d been through the Depression,’ he said of his father

Turning his head to the sky, he added: ‘Thanks, Dad. Thanks for making it happen.’

His emotional story left Anh, 44, wiping tears from his own eyes, before Harry recounted the death of his daughter, Tiffany, in 2010.

Dr Harry said Tiffany had just welcomed her second child when she complained to her dad about being sore in one of her hips.

'Nobody quite knew where it had come from, but as it turned out, it was colon cancer... She fought it for 14 months. And then I lost her. And the last thing she said was, "I love you, Daddy,"' he said of his late daughter, Tiffany

‘Nobody quite knew where it had come from, but as it turned out, it was colon cancer… She fought it for 14 months. And then I lost her. And the last thing she said was, “I love you, Daddy,”‘ he said of his late daughter, Tiffany

He urged her to go to the doctor, and after reading her X-ray report back to Dr Harry, he immediately ‘knew what it meant’.

‘I put the phone down and I walked out onto the veranda, and I looked to the sky, and I said, “Take me. Children are supposed to outlive their parents. Take me,”‘ he said.

He continued: ‘Nobody quite knew where it had come from, but as it turned out, it was colon cancer… She fought it for 14 months. And then I lost her. And the last thing she said was, “I love you, Daddy.”‘  

Moved: After Anh unveiled his painting, an emotional Dr Harry once again broke in tears and said it was better than any photo he had

Moved: After Anh unveiled his painting, an emotional Dr Harry once again broke in tears and said it was better than any photo he had

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