The Today star knows her former View co-host will thrive after heart surgery

By People Staff
Updated May 17, 2010 08:00 AM
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"She’s an amazing person, and I’ve never seen anybody with a constitution like hers. She’s like a horse. She eats so much – she’s like a healthy, gorgeous, incredible woman."

• Meredith Vieira, 56, speaking to PEOPLE at Saturday’s Disney-ABC Group Summer Press Junket, on the stamina of her former View co-host Barbara Walters, 80, who is currently recovering from surgery for a heart valve replacement.
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