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Larry King Reveals He Was in a Coma After Suffering a Stroke Earlier This Year

Legendary TV host Larry King celebrated his 86th birthday Monday with a party thrown by the Friars Club.

The former CNN host, who was using a wheelchair, opened up to “Extra” about his health, saying, “I had a stroke. Everything got better except my left foot, and I have been rehabbing that every day, and they say I will be walking by Christmas.”

King continued, “It’s been a rough year, I don’t remember anything since March — I had the stroke in March. I haven’t driven a car, but I’m back at work and that makes me feel great.” He went on to say, “I was in a coma and that lasted a couple weeks.”

Nothing, however, is keeping him down, “My head doctor said I have an incomparable spirit.”

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