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Update on Ambassador Richard Holbrooke

Media Note
Philip J. Crowley
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs
Washington, DC
December 11, 2010


Ambassador Richard Holbrooke was admitted to George Washington University Hospital yesterday. This morning, doctors completed surgery to repair a tear in his aorta. He is in critical condition and has been joined by his family.

PRN: 2010/1796


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