Larry King speaks out after deaths of his 2 kids weeks apart

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Sunday, August 23, 2020
FILE - Larry King attends the 45th International Emmy Awards at the New York Hilton on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in New York
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Longtime talk show host Larry King is speaking out amid the recent deaths of two of his children.

King said his son Andy King died unexpectedly of a heart attack on July 28.

His daughter, Chaia King, died on August 20 shortly after she was diagnosed with lung cancer.

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He said both of his children were good and kind souls who will be greatly missed.

"Losing them feels so out of order. No parent should have to bury a child," King said in a statement posted to social media.

He thanked the public for their support but asked for time and privacy to heal.

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