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Radio Host Delilah Reveals Extreme Grief & 'Choking Sobs' 1 Year After Son's Suicide

Radio host Delilah grief after son suicide
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Oct. 18 2018, Updated 7:02 p.m. ET

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Popular radio show host Delilah is opening up about the extreme grief she is still experiencing one year after her son's suicide, can exclusively report.

The on-air personality makes a living giving advice to strangers on the airwaves. In her new book, One Heart at a Time, released on Tuesday, Delilah revealed that she ends each day in tears over her son Zachariah's suicide in October 2017.

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"Right now, our hearts are big and raw and sore from the absence of him, and my memories block out the reality of most days bringing choking sobs every night," Delilah wrote.

Zack was one of the radio icon's biological children. She is also an advocate of adoption and has adopted many children in need from Africa.

Delilah said she still calls Zack's cell phone just to hear his voice.

"It's hard sometimes to remember the timber of his deep voice, so I call his cell number just to hear his recorded message," she added. "And then I cry. Usually until my face is swollen and my stomach is churning."

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The on-air personality admitted that each second of the day is hard without her son being gone.

"It is breath by breath, step by step, that I move through the days without my Zack Attack," she wrote.

As readers know, Delilah blames her son's antidepressant pills for his death.

The radio host has revealed, however, some positive family news in the light of the tragedy. Just one day prior to Zack taking his life, Delilah's biological daughter, Shaylah, learned that she is pregnant.

She gave birth to a baby girl, Rosalie, earlier this year.

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