Al Roker was MIA from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade for the first time in nearly THREE DECADES … and it’s all because of his recent health issues.
Earlier this month … Al was taken to a hospital to be treated for blood clots in his legs and lungs. He was discharged Thursday morning, but he didn’t feel up to hosting the world-famous parade so he decided to watch it on TV from his kitchen.
As you know, Al’s been a TV host for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade for the past 27 years. During the “Today” show broadcast, Al’s cohosts sent their well wishes to the iconic weatherman.
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Al posted a video to his Instagram, showing him leaving the hospital and referencing the Thanksgiving Day Parade. He said he was thankful to be heading home in time for some turkey.