Al Roker has returned from the hospital just in-time for Thanksgiving dinner.
The TODAY weatherman shared some encouraging news. Instagram On Nov. 24, he was released from the hospital following an operation. Problem with blood clots He had swelling in his leg, and lungs. He was able to see a small part of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This parade has been his favorite for almost 30 years.
“All right, this is my version of a Thanksgiving Day parade — getting to leave the hospital,” Al said in a video showing him walking to the hospital exit. “Time to blow this taco stand. Woo-hoo!”
Al, 68 shared previously on Instagram This was Nov. 18. He was at the hospital A blood clot in his leg caused him to have some blood clots in his lungs. He was thankful to be allowed to return home to his family for the holiday.
Al’s wife, Deborah Roberts, also shared her joy at his return home.
The TODAY family also expressed gratitude for the news.
“Yasss!! We are grateful for you, too!!” TODAY’s Jenna Bush Hager commented on Instagram. “And all those doctors and nurses who took care of our dear one!”
“Whohooo!!!!!” TODAY’s Dylan Dreyer, who was Al’s replacement Commentators were invited to the parade
Al got to watch a bit of the parade on TV, and gave Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kutb a thumbs-up.
Savannah and Hoda They sent well wishes Al spoke to the crowd during the broadcast. Fans of the parade pointed out that it was just not the same without Al’s smiley face wishing everyone Happy Thanksgiving.
There is a good chance that he’ll return after Thursday’s fantastic news. Thanksgiving: The battle against the butter guy It will be there before you even know it.
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