It was last May when Barbara Walters surprised us on “The View” when she announced she was having open heart surgery.

KYW’s Bob Nelson reports that a few days ago she made an appearance on the show she created, announcing she was rested and ready to go back to work.

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Walters, no youngster at age 80, reminded her audience that it had been more than two months since her surgery and she was rarin’ to go:

“If you can hear me, two months ago today I had my surgery and I am fully recovered (audience cheers).”

She actually appeared from her New York City apartment, adding that she has received lots of get-well wishes from the likes of Hillary Clinton, Woody Allen, even the queen of Jordan.

She also encouraged  women to get a cardiogram for heart disease, which is the #1 killer of women.

Walters says she plans to return to “The View” in September.

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