Beau Biden, Vice President’s Son, Dies of Brain Cancer at 46

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Beau Biden, center, is pictured at President Barack Obama's second inauguration.

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Beau Biden, oldest son of Vice President Joe Biden, has died of brain cancer, vice president’s office says.

  • Biden, 46, was Iraq war veteran and had been Delaware attorney general
  • “The entire Biden family is saddened beyond words. We know that Beau’s spirit will live on in all of us:” Joe Biden says in e-mailed statement
  • Beau Biden is survived by his wife, Hallie, and children Natalie and Hunter

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