On today’s fresh season of ‘The View’, Whoopi Goldberg honored her late mom who passed away on August 29.

Back from summer break, the comedian turned serious while talking about Emma, who suffered a severe stroke:

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‘She was one of the best people I think I’ve had the privilege of knowing. I don’t think she quite realized how many lives she touched. She was an extraordinary woman.’

A teacher of early education, Whoppi’s mom made a big difference for a lot of kids who are now adults and tell the actress/host how much they appreciate her parent.

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