Today’s Al Roker reappears for the first time since major surgery in new photos with pregnant daughter Courtney and son Nick
AL Roker has reappeared in new photos for the first time since his knee replacement surgery.
The Today presenter posed with his pregnant daughter Courtney and son Nick, among others.
Al posted on Tuesday photos to his Instagram.
“Last night I put on proper pants for the first time in two weeks since knee revision surgery to accept the #shareourstrength @nokidhungry champion award last night,” he captioned the post.
“And thanks to @shanedrummondphoto for the pics!!”
In the first photo, he posed in front of an orange background printed with the words “Citi” and “No Kid Hungry.”
In the second photo, Al posed with his award and was joined by his daughter Courtney, her husband and Al’s son Nick.
The third and final picture showed them all and three other friends who were present at the awards ceremony.
Al’s colleagues and friends congratulated him on this honor.
Before the event, Al, Nick, Courtney and her husband Wes posed in front of Al’s home in New York City.
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Al had a cane, but he didn’t seem to have any trouble getting up.
AL is fine
Al updated fans on the day after the surgery with the update on his surgery.
He took a photo of the sunrise from his sickroom.
Al combined it with the song “Lovely Day” by Bill Withers.
And to let everyone know how he was doing, the presenter captioned his post: “Feeling grateful and #hopeful on this #first day with my #new knee. Who would have thought?”
Fans sent him congratulations in the comments.
It’s unclear how long Al will be out.
NOT THE FIRST TIME
On May 8th, Al revealed on the Today Show that this operation was a “replacement of a replacement.”
He had previously received a knee replacement on April 2nd
While in the studio that day, Al told his co-hosts that he would be “down for a while to take care of his knee.”
Al has tried to walk every day since his first knee replacement.