Nightly News   |  July 10, 2013

Kerry emotional as he describes wife’s condition

Secretary of State John Kerry’s wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, is still recovering after experiencing a seizure over the weekend. Kerry thanked the State Department for their outpouring of good wishes for her improved health. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> secretary of state john kerry became emotional today when he thanked state department employees for the outpouring of good wishes for his wife, teresa, air lifted to the hospital in boston this weekend in critical condition at the time after a seizure. her condition since upgraded.

>> teresa is doing better, under evaluation and we hope improving. i want to thank everybody for the remarkable outpouring of good wishes. it's been really very special.

>> later in the day, secretary kerry left washington to return to his wife's side at the hospital. teresa heinz kerry is 74.