Comedian D.L. Hughley was recently moved to tears when talking about the pride he feels for his son Kyle who has Asperger's, a developmental disorder that hinders the ability to effectively socialize and communicate.

While appearing on an episode of OWN's 'Oprah: Where Are They Now?,' the 52-year-old admitted that he worries about the 26-year-old on a daily basis.

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"I think sometimes I don't know for sure, but he's gonna be fine," D.L. shared. The actor explained that his son must stick to a strict schedule — "he goes to work at the same time. He eats the same thing." — but recounted a recent incident in which he surprisingly deviated from his routine.

When Kyle offered to run to the gas station for his father, D.L. confessed he was "a nervous wreck."

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D.L. with Kyle in 2002.

"So he comes back in and he gives me the receipt and the keys. And I could not stop crying, because he did something he was afraid to do," the star said through tears.

The father-of-three — he also has two daughters with wife of nearly 30 years, LaDonna — shared that it's incidences like those that give him hope.

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"I just didn't believe he could do it," the comedian said. "And I held him and I said, 'You're gonna be all right.'"

Watch part of the emotional interview below: