Get a box of tissues, turn off the phones, and be prepared to have your heart literally melt in your chest.

The great movie critic Roger Ebert who has gone through an unimaginable time as he’s dealt with losing his voice and losing his jaw from thyroid cancer will be the guest of the day on Oprah this coming Tuesday, March 2nd.

Now, Oprah and Roger go way back – see the story here. So, this should be quite a touching interview.

In the interim, if you haven’t seen or read the story in Esquire Magazine I highly recommend you do. The character of this man is beyond measure. Click here to go to a excerpt from the story.