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Kathie Lee Gifford returns to TODAY following husband’s death

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NEW YORK – Just days after losing her husband, Kathie Lee Gifford returned back to the TODAY show.

On Aug. 9, Frank Gifford died from natural causes.

Kathie Lee says the tributes to her husband have been “extraordinary” and would have loved each one.

“I want to thank everybody for your love, and your texts and your tweets. Just, just the outpouring has been extraordinary,” she said. “It’s a heck of a way to find out how loved you are. Believe me, my family and I got great strength and comfort from it.”

During Monday’s show, Kathie Lee remembered her husband as “the most grateful human being I’ve ever, ever known.”

She says Frank passed away while waiting to go to church.

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