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Former NY Gov. Mario Cuomo Hospitalized

Mario Cuomo
By David Berkowitz, via Wikimedia Commons

Officials say New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's father, former Gov. Mario Cuomo, has been hospitalized.

The governor's office says Saturday the elder Cuomo is being treated for a heart condition.

A gubernatorial spokeswoman says the 82-year-old former three-term governor is in good spirts and is thankful for the best wishes and support he's received.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo also spent the Thanksgiving Day holiday at the hospital with his father.

Mario Cuomo's condition and details on his heart condition weren't disclosed. The spokeswoman says more updates will be provided "as appropriate."

The Daily News first reported the ex-governor's hospitalization

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