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Barbara Walters Makes Personal Announcement This Morning on 'The View'

NEW YORK, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Barbara Walters announced this morning on "The View" the following: "YOU KNOW HOW HEALTHY I HAVE BEEN - NEVER MISSED A DAY'S WORK. LATER THIS WEEK, I AM GOING TO HAVE SURGERY TO REPLACE ONE FAULTY HEART VALVE. LOTS OF PEOPLE HAVE DONE THIS. I HAVE KNOWN OF THIS CONDITION FOR A WHILE NOW AND MY DOCTORS AND I HAVE DECIDED THAT THIS IS THE BEST TIME TO DO THE SURGERY. SINCE THE SUMMER IS COMING UP, I CAN TAKE A NICE VACATION.

EARLIER THIS MORNING, I TOLD MY WONDERFUL PALS HERE, AS I AM NOW TELLING YOU, AND IT WILL BE A SURPRISE TO MANY FRIENDS. BUT I THOUGHT IT BEST NOT TO TALK ABOUT IT TOO FAR IN ADVANCE. I LOVE YOU ALL." No further statements will be made at this time, says Cindi Berger, PMK BNC.

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