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Ex-New York Mayor Ed Koch
placed in intensive care

CNN, by Laura Ly

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 1/31/2013 8:30:06 PM

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has been placed in the intensive care unit at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, his spokesman said Thursday. Koch spokesman George Arzt, who spoke to the former mayor this morning, told CNN affiliate WCBS that the mayor "was in obvious discomfort." "After I spoke to him ... his lead doctor and cardiologist decided that he should be put into the intensive care unit," Arzt said. Koch, 88, was hospitalized last September for anemia and underwent a blood transfusion at the same hospital. The lawyer-turned-public-servant was a U.S. congressman from 1968 until he ran for mayor

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: K620, 1/31/2013 9:19:36 PM     (No. 9151466)

Nobody (even me!) is perfect. Prayers going out to a basically, really good guy, Ed Koch.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 1/31/2013 9:25:21 PM     (No. 9151475)

I always liked the guy. There´s something about cheerful people. Get well Mr. Mayor!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Fb2002, 1/31/2013 9:31:40 PM     (No. 9151487)

Always liked Mayor Koch. I do not agree with him most times, but he is a good guy. I wish him well. Get better soon.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/31/2013 9:34:17 PM     (No. 9151489)

Sorry to hear that. Best wishes.

Hopefully, he won´t get chicken pox.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 1/31/2013 10:03:02 PM     (No. 9151529)

I feel so heartbroken - - I just may throw myself off the Ed Koch Bridge.

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