Name: Tom Brokaw
Birth Name: 
Thomas John Brokaw
Birth Date: 
February 6, 1940
Birth Place: 
Webster, South Dakota
Occupation: 
Television journalist, author
Relationship Status: 
Married to Meredith Lynn Auld
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Tom Brokaw Reveals Cancer Battle

Posted Tuesday February 11, 2014 8:50 PM GMT

Keeping the diagnosis private since August, Tom Brokaw revealed that he has been battling multiple myeloma on Tuesday (February 11).

In a statement, the retired NBC news anchor shared, "With the exceptional support of my family, medical team and friends, I am very optimistic about the future and look forward to continuing my life, my work and adventures still to come. I remain the luckiest guy I know."

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Tom Brokaw Rushed to Hospital

Posted Thursday September 6, 2012 10:26 AM GMT

Tom Brokaw was rushed to a hospital earlier this morning (September 6), after complaining of light-headedness.

The former anchor of "NBC Nightly News" has just finished a taping for the "Morning Joe", when he experienced the symptoms; Brokaw was rushed to a hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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