get a lump in one's throat
to feel like there is something in one's throat (like you are going to cry)
My sister got a lump in her throat when she watched her daughter's graduation.
Handy Health Advices
Vitamin C has several benefits, including a modest effect on combating the common cold. People who have vitamin C deficiency often feel fatigued or depressed. Plus, some studies show that vitamin C can have mood-elevating effects also. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables which are rich in vitamin C.