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Tags: t boone pickens | stroke | work | oil tycoon

Oil Tycoon T. Boone Pickens Suffers Stroke

Oil Tycoon T. Boone Pickens Suffers Stroke

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Monday, 09 January 2017 08:51 PM EST

Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens is recovering after suffering a mini-stroke last month.

Jay Rosser, Pickens' chief of staff, said in an email Monday the mini-stroke happened a few days before Christmas and Pickens was hospitalized for a few days.

 

 

In a tweet he sent out on Monday, the 88-year-old Pickens said that this will be "another 'Old Man Makes a Comeback' story."

Rosser says Pickens' speech was affected by the mini-stroke, but not severely, and he is undergoing daily speech therapy.

Pickens said in his tweet he was back working at his Dallas-based investment firm BP Capital.

Rosser said that Pickens, who made his fortune as a Texas oil producer but has also championed alternative energy forms, worked all last week and was back in the office this week.

 

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