The presidential hopeful teared up as he spoke about his wife’s emotional response to the news that he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, during the two hour Family Leader event.
“I said I wasn’t going to do this!” Cain said, light-heartedly berating himself.
He continued: “It’s as bad as it gets, I will never forget before my wife and I were about to get in the car I said, I can do this…”
Cain paused again. The audience was silent.
“She said, ‘We,’ ” Cain finished, and covered his face with his hand.
He removed his glasses and cleared his eyes with a handkerchief.