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Today stars bid farewell to another member of the team

Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb led the goodbyes

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Jenni McKnight
US Lifestyle Editor
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Just days after bidding farewell to a valued member of the Today team, Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb were leading the goodbyes again as they revealed another colleague is leaving the show.

Taking to the air on Friday, Savannah and Hoda were joined by their co-anchors Al Roker, Craig Melvin, and Carson Daly to pay tribute to "someone we adore". Watch the video below to find out who it was!

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There have been several changes already this year for the Today crew, who bid another farewell to one of NBC News' longest-working correspondents, Kerry Sanders, who announced his retirement last week.

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Kerry received a beautiful send off from the team at Today, led once again by Hoda and Savannah, who celebrated his journey.

Savannah introduced the story, saying: "We are looking forward to this, but also, our hearts are breaking," showing the overwhelmed Kerry.

"This is a tough one, today," Hoda said, calling the moment "really bittersweet," championing his years of work for the network since joining in 1991.

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As Craig Melvin spoke of his exceptional work, Savannah added: "You have brightened our mornings, Kerry, on-screen and off, and we cannot let you go without celebrating your many, many highlights."

Kerry, clearly on the verge of tears after being shown several of his career high points, stated that it was "a dream" to have been part of the team for so many years.

The other co-hosts took to vouching for how nice and kind he'd been to them over the years as they started off with their jobs.

"The amazing thing about this job," Kerry added: "Was that I got the chance to go everywhere. I reported from every state in the country, 65 countries, every continent, and even the North Pole," leaving the team amazed.

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