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Kimmel: Pre-Existing Conditions Are No Joke


by Tear-Herker

With the US in the throes of another contentious debate over healthcare, comedian Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night TV stage to put a very personal spin on an issue that is a matter of life and death for millions of Americans.

On yesterday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the host fought back tears to reveal that his infant son was born with a serious heart condition that required immediate surgery. Kimmel’s story had a happy ending: his son, Billy, survived surgery and should go on to lead a normal life.

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