PHILADELPHIA — Democratic delegate Larry Sanders cast a vote for his brother, Bernie SandersBernie SandersSenate Democrats push for arms control language in defense policy bill Top adviser on Sanders: 'He's always been underestimated' 'The Simpsons' pokes fun at Trump's feud with 'the squad' MORE, in an emotional moment Tuesday during the Democratic National Convention roll call.


“I want to bring before the convention the names of our parents, Eli Sanders and Dorothy Glassberg Sanders. They did not have easy lives, and they died young. They would be immensely proud of their son and his accomplishments. They loved him," Larry Sanders said, speaking as part of the Americans abroad delegation at the convention.

“They loved the New Deal of Roosevelt and would be especially proud that Bernard is renewing that vision."

“It is with enormous pride that I cast my vote for Bernie Sanders," Larry Sanders concluded. Bernie Sanders and wife Jane Sanders could be seen tearing up in the crowd.

Larry Sanders, who lives in Oxford, England, is the elder brother of the Democratic presidential candidate.