(CNN)Nick Cannon is opening up much astir grieving his precocious son, Zen.
The tv big and histrion appeared connected NBC's "Today" amusement connected Thursday to sermon Zen's tragic death. The infant, who was conscionable 5 months old, died earlier this period of a from a encephalon tumor.
"You commune for miracles," Cannon told co-host Hoda Kotb. "Coming from a faith-based background, it's not for the occurrence to bash thing that's chartless to us, but it's truly for the things that we tin find comfortableness in. So I asked for the occurrence of spot to beryllium capable to beryllium present today, and that I find that bid that surpasses each understanding."
Adding, "I'm taking it arsenic my therapist says, 5 minutes astatine a time. I'm optimistic successful uncovering the intent done each of the pain, truthful I'm attempting to smile, I'm attempting to beryllium the high-frequency idiosyncratic that I've acceptable retired to be, but on the mode there's decidedly immoderate curves successful the journey, truthful I'm taking it 5 minutes astatine a time."
Cannon's shared details precocious connected Instagram that his lad was diagnosed with a information was called hydrocephalus.
According to the Mayo Clinic, "Hydrocephalus is the buildup of fluid successful the cavities (ventricles) heavy wrong the brain. The excess fluid increases the size of the ventricles and puts unit connected the brain."