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Frank Fritz, a star of American Pickers, is in the hospital after having a stroke....

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Mike Wolfe, his previous co-host, posted an announcement on Instagram on Thursday....

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Frank Fritz, 58, a series regular from 2010 through 2021, had surgery on Thursday....

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Frank is in the hospital after having a stroke...

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Please remember him in your thoughts and prayers....

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After taking almost two years out to recuperate from back surgery...

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which left him with 185 stitches and two rods in his spine...

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 Fritz was sacked from the popular History Channel programme....

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Due to a falling out between Wolfe and Fritz, Fritz did not return for the previous season...