Andy Rooney Hospitalized In Serious Condition

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Oct. 26 2011, Published 3:30 p.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

Andy Rooney is hospitalized in serious condition after suffering complications following surgery.

CBS said the 92-year-old writer's condition was stable and, at the request of his family, offered no other information about his medical problems or where he was hospitalized.

On the show’s October 2 broadcast, Rooney delivered his final weekly segment, A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney, after 33 years.

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"This is a moment I've dreaded," Rooney, a three-time Emmy-winner, said in his 1097th essay. "I wish I could do this forever, but I can't, though ... but I'm not retiring. Writers don't retire, and I'll always be a writer."

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