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Bill Cosby & Sinbad Gave Mark Curry A Reason To Live

February 15th, 2007 1:05pm EST favorite Add to My News
Mark CurryComedian Mark Curry contemplated suicide last year and credits pal Bill Cosby with bringing him back from the brink. The Hangin' With Mr. Cooper funnyman's depression began when a can of spray starch exploded, setting fire to his California home and leaving him with second-degree burns across 18 percent of his body.

While in the hospital Curry began collecting painkillers in a bid to overdose - but Cosby and fellow comedian Sinbad's regular visits helped him laugh through his pain.

The 42-year-old tells TV presenter Montel Williams, "It was so bad... that pain was so excruciating. I wanted to kill myself and, by the fourth day, I said, 'I can't do this.' I felt less than a man. I couldn't even look at my own body. I saw my hand with the peeling skin and threw up, and I didn't look at myself again. They (Cosby and Sinbad) made me laugh, and that helped a lot."

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)


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