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Matt Lauer's Deer Accident

Score one for Bambi. Matt Lauer played hooky from his Today hosting duties this morning after a run-in with a deer placed him on the injury list. This weekend the 51-year-old anchor flipped over his bike's handlebars and separated his shoulder when a deer sauntered in front of his path. He is expected to have surgery today. Meredith Vieira was full of sympathy, saying, "I hired the deer... but I said, 'Just graze him.'"