(Screenshot: CBN)CBN founder Pat Robertson appears on the “700 Club” just ten days after suffering a stroke.

Ten days after suffering a stroke, televangelist Pat Robertson returned to TV and thanked God for turning what could have been a “crippling illness” into a “miraculous healing.”

On Monday, Robertson, the 87-year-old founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network, appeared on “The 700 Club” for the first time since suffering an embolic stroke on Feb. 2.

“I’m back,” he said. “I’m back on television!”

Robertson revealed that his daughter-in-law noticed he was having trouble speaking and keeping his balance and alerted medical professionals.

“You know, I had a stroke and I wasn’t even aware of it,” he said.

After being transferred to the hospital, the televangelist immediately received a clot-busting medication, called tissue plasminogen activator. According to CBN, within minutes of receiving tPA, Robertson was awake and responsive and able to move all of his limbs.

“It was a miracle,” he said. “It was amazing … For every minute that you have a stroke without being treated, you lose two million cells in your brain. So mine was just starting … it’s terrible.”


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