Kathie Lee Gifford and her kids tear up speaking about Frank at 'Hall of Fame' induction ceremony

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Kathie Lee Gifford Tears Up Speaking About Frank at 'Hall of Fame'

It was an emotional night for Kathie Lee Gifford and her two children, Cassidy, 22 and Cody, 25, as the Today co-host and her late husband, Frank Gifford, were both inducted into the Broadcast and Cable Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

Kathie Lee, 63, teared up while remembering Frank, saying, "I am truly the most blessed woman on the Earth. I had 29 years with my incredible husband."

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Cassidy and Cody accepted Frank's award on his behalf, where they gave a touching message to their mother.

"Above all, he'd want me to tell you how proud he is of you, Mom," said Cody, who continued, "He told me to tell you congratulations, and well deserved, and that he loves you even now, and more than ever."

Photos: Frank Gifford with Kathie Lee and Hoda Kotb

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Kathie Lee Gifford and her kids tear up speaking about Frank at 'Hall of Fame' induction ceremony
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Hoda Kotb, Frank Gifford and Kathie Lee Gifford appear on NBC News' 'Today' show (Photo by Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
GREENWICH, CT - MAY 20: Kathie Lee Gifford, her husband Frank Gifford and Hoda Kotb attend the Save the Children Greenwich Leadership Council's 3rd annual Celebration of Hope May 20, 2010 in Greenwich Connecticut. (Photo by Douglas Healey/Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford appear on NBC News' 'Today' show (Photo by Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
GREENWICH, CT - JUNE 06: (L-R) Frank Gifford, Kathie Lee Gifford, Regis Philbin, Joy Philbin and TV Personality Hoda Kotb attend the Greenwich International Film Festival's Changemaker Gala at L'Escale Restaurant on June 6, 2015 in Greenwich, Connecticut. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/WireImage)
NBC NEWS EVENTS -- Hoda Kotb Book Launch Party -- Pictured: (l-r) Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford celebrate the launch of Hoda's book +ÆHow I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer and Kathie Lee' with a reception at the townhouse of Donny Deutsch on October 11 in New York City (Photo by Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 23: Actress Kathie Lee Gifford, Frank Gifford and TV Personality Hoda Kotb attend the American Cancer Society's 2010 'Mother of the Year' award luncheon at The Pierre Hotel on February 23, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford appear on NBC News' 'Today' show (Photo by Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MAY 13: News correspondent Hoda Kotb and TV personalities Kathie Lee Gifford and Frank Gifford attend the Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering's 2nd annual Spring Ball at The Plaza Hotel on May 13, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Charles Eshelman/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 23: Actress Kathie Lee Gifford, Frank Gifford and TV Personality Hoda Kotb attend the American Cancer Society's 2010 'Mother of the Year' award luncheon at The Pierre Hotel on February 23, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images)
Kathie Lee Gifford, left, and Hoda Kotb, co-hosts of the fourth hour of the NBC "Today" television program, watch a monitor in the studio during a segment of the show on Gifford's first day, in New York Monday April 7, 2008. Long married to former NFL star and sports announcer Frank Gifford, Kathie Lee Gifford left Regis Philbin and their "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee" television show in 2000. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Hoda Kotb, left, with Kathie Lee Gifford, her new co-host for the fourth hour of the NBC "Today" television program, holds a Regis Philbin mask during a segment of the show on Gifford's first day on the program in New York's Rockefeller Plaza, Monday, April 7, 2008. Long married to former NFL star and sports announcer Frank Gifford, Kathie Lee Gifford left Regis Philbin and their "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee" television show in 2000. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
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Kathie Lee, who was touched by the moment, revealed to ET backstage that Frank would have loved to have shared this night with his family.

"More than anything," she said of Frank, "he'd be thrilled that my children, our children, are here and that they are just the two nicest human beings you would ever meet in your life."

Frank died at age 84 on Aug. 9 in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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"We rejoice in the extraordinary life he was privileged to live, and we feel grateful and blessed to have been loved by such an amazing human being," the family said in a statement to ET at the time. "We ask that our privacy be respected at this difficult time and we thank you for your prayers."

A month after his death, Cassidy posted a touching remembrance on Instagram, writing, "Mr. Poe, you said it right....'Never to suffer would have never to been blessed.'"

Mr. Poe, you said it right...."Never to suffer would have never to been blessed"

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Despite growing up with famous parents, it's always been important for Cassidy to forge her own path.

"It's important for me to have my career completely compartmentalized and separated from my mom's," she told ET in July. "It's hard because 90 percent of the time there's a preconceived notion about me going in for an audition, or anything, whatever it is. But at the end of the day, she's a mom and she wants to share in the experiences and be a part of it."

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