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Tom Brokaw

Hospitalized in North Carolina

9/6/2012 5:57 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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7:03 AM PT --
Brokaw just Tweeted about his condition ... assuring his fans he's OK.

"All is well Early AM I mistakenly took a half dose of Ambien and made less sense than usual. Made a better comeback than Giants ..."

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Tom Brokaw
was rushed to the hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina this morning after the longtime newsman reportedly felt light-headed.

The 72-year-old former "Nightly News" anchor -- who is in N.C. for the Democratic National Convention -- had appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning when he began to feel ill.

A rep for MSNBC says ... "On the set of 'Morning Joe' this morning, Tom Brokaw felt light-headed. Out of an abundance of caution, he was taken to a hospital and is being evaluated."

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27 COMMENTS

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16.

Butterfly    

THANK GOD, it was nothing serious. Next time, Mr. Brokaw, please be careful of what you take. Our country is not prepared to lose you, so soon. Best Wishes!

673 days ago
17.

daniegrrl    

He has been apart of the news for as long as I can remember. I hope he gets well soon.

673 days ago
18.

palermo    

Sure seem to be a lot of "Ambien" stories in the news lately

673 days ago
19.

Poopey Poopstein    

The BS floating around the DNC is bound to make anyone sick.

673 days ago
20.

Snowman with a Turnip Nose    

Ambien is the new Prozac. All the cool kids are doing it. That's why Fox News hatebots stick to OxyContin...

673 days ago
21.

CelebJustice    

Join the club Tom. MSNBC makes everyone sick and feel light headed with all the liberal lies and hate they spew.

673 days ago
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