This article originally appeared on PEOPLE.com It's been 28 years since Carter Cooper's death by suicide at age 23, but brother Anderson Cooper and mom Gloria Vanderbilt say they have still not achieved closure – and actually detest that word. "The most terrible word in the English language, 'closure,'" Vanderbilt, 92, says in a recent interview with PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly editorial director Jess Cagle. "It doesn't exist. There's no such thing," adds Cooper, 48.
How Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt Coped After Carter Cooper’s Suicide