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This Is Why Anderson Cooper Won't Be Taking Paternity Leave

This Is Why Anderson Cooper Won't Be Taking Paternity Leave

Anderson Cooper is not taking paternity leave.

The 52-year-old CNN anchor revealed he would not be taking time off to spend with son Wyatt, recently welcomed via surrogate – and it’s all due to the pandemic.

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“This is not some story, this is life and death. This is as serious as it gets. It’s more important than ever before that things be true and accurate. That’s one of the reasons why I’m not taking time off,” he said on The Late Show.

“Thankfully, I can do some work from home and stuff, but I feel like this is an extraordinary time to be in this business as a reporter and to be able to try to help inform people, give people facts. Right now, facts and science, to give people the truth, is the difference between life and death.”

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