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Lamar Odom Reeling After New Hospitalization Drama

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Source: Coleman Rayner/AKM-GSI

Nov. 1 2016, Updated 9:57 a.m. ET

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Radar has learned Lamar Odom's down-on-his-luck dad Joe has been taken to New York's Veterans' Hospital after suffering painful breathing problems.

Joe Odom, Khloe Kardashian’s father in law, is pictured in bed at a veterans’ hospital in New York after being diagnosed with deadly pneumonia.

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Radar can reveal that Lamar Odom's down-on-his-luck dad Joe has been taken to New York's Veterans' Hospital after suffering painful breathing problems.

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Joe Odom, Khloe Kardashian’s father in law, is pictured in bed at a veterans’ hospital in New York after being diagnosed with deadly pneumonia.

lamar odom dad joe odom hospital
Source: Coleman-Rayner
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Joe Odom, Khloe Kardashian’s father in law, is pictured in bed at a veterans’ hospital in New York after being diagnosed with deadly pneumonia.

lamar odom dad joe odom hospital
Source: Coleman-Rayner

"Lamar's been worried about me and wanted to know how I am," Joe told Radar.

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Joe Odom, Khloe Kardashian’s father in law, is pictured in bed at a veterans’ hospital in New York after being diagnosed with deadly pneumonia.

lamar odom dad joe odom hospital
Source: Coleman-Rayner

Cash-strapped Joe was spotted rummaging through bins outside a charity store just before he was admitted to hospital.

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Joe Odom, Khloe Kardashian’s father in law, is pictured in bed at a veterans’ hospital in New York after being diagnosed with deadly pneumonia.

lamar odom dad joe odom hospital
Source: Coleman-Rayner

Joe revealed that he was down on his luck after his former daughter in-law, Khloe Kardashian, cut him off financially following her ex's own health crisis following a near-fatal overdose at a Nevada brothel last year.

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Joe Odom, Khloe Kardashian’s father in law, is pictured in bed at a veterans’ hospital in New York after being diagnosed with deadly pneumonia.

lamar odom dad joe odom hospital
Source: Coleman-Rayner

As for Joe, "I'm feeling a little bit better now I'm in hospital," he noted.

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Joe Odom, Khloe Kardashian’s father in law, is pictured in bed at a veterans’ hospital in New York after being diagnosed with deadly pneumonia.

lamar odom dad joe odom hospital
Source: Coleman-Rayner

"I'm still having trouble breathing though," Joe continued.

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Joe Odom, Khloe Kardashian’s father in law, is pictured in bed at a veterans’ hospital in New York after being diagnosed with deadly pneumonia.

lamar odom dad joe odom hospital
Source: Coleman-Rayner

"I don't want to relapse and I'm taking lots of antibiotics," he said. "It's comfortable in hospital. They're looking after me."

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Joe Odom, Khloe Kardashian’s father in law, is pictured in bed at a veterans’ hospital in New York after being diagnosed with deadly pneumonia.

lamar odom dad joe odom hospital
Source: Coleman Rayner

Despite such severe health worries, "I don't want Lamar to be worried about me," said Joe.

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Joe Odom, Khloe Kardashian’s father in law, is pictured in bed at a veterans’ hospital in New York after being diagnosed with deadly pneumonia.

lamar omdom dad joe odom hospital
Source: Coleman-Rayner

Odom had been paying the $4,000-a-month rent on Joe's waterfront apartment in L.A.'s Marina del Rey.

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Joe Odom, Khloe Kardashian’s father in law, is pictured in bed at a veterans’ hospital in New York after being diagnosed with deadly pneumonia.

lamar odom dad joe odom hospital
Source: Coleman-Rayner
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Joe Odom, Khloe Kardashian’s father in law, is pictured in bed at a veterans’ hospital in New York after being diagnosed with deadly pneumonia.

lamar omdom dad joe odom hospital
Source: Coleman-Raynor

Joe and his wife, Cecelia, 60, were forced to move to a much smaller and much cheaper apartment in Brooklyn.

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