Kasich hugs supporter during SC town hall - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Kasich hugs supporter during SC town hall

CLEMSON, SC (CBSNEWSPATH) -

Governor John Kasich shared an emotional moment with a supporter during a town hall in Clemson, South Carolina Thursday. 

"I drove up today from the University of Georgia, and sorry for you all, but uh I did it because I wanted to let you know, and let everybody else here know why I'm supporting you and why that support is unwavering," supporter said. 

The Kasich supporter told a story about how a loved one committed suicide and a string of hardships thereafter. 

"I was pretty depressed, but I found hope and found it in the Lord and in my friends and now I've found it in my presidential candidate that I support and I'd really appreciate one of those hugs you've been talking about," the supporter asked. 

Kasich hugged the man and whispered into his ear.

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