Jerry Lewis to retire from MDA telethon

May. 17, 2011
After 45 years, Jerry Lewis is retiring as host of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Labor Day telethon. The 85-year-old comedian issued a statement through the Muscular Dystrophy Association calling it time for a "new telethon era." (May 16)
The Associated Press
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