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Ted Turner recuperating from emergency surgery

Turner Enterprises CEO Ted Turner Photo: Image by Getty Images

Ted Turner recuperating from emergency surgery

By Phyllis Stark. CREATED Mar 11, 2014

Ted Turner is out of a South American hospital and back in the U.S. after being rushed in for surgery Friday as a result of appendicitis. 

According to The Hollywood Reporter, “The 75-year-old media mogul was taken to the hospital in Argentina on Friday and underwent a minor surgical procedure due to appendicitis.
 
“In a statement released Monday, Turner said in part: ‘I’m happy to report I'm recuperating well and looking forward to getting back to business as usual.’”
 
Turner is the founder of both CNN and Turner Broadcasting Systems.
 
Phyllis Stark

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Phyllis Stark is the Digital Executive Producer - National Content for Journal Broadcast Group.