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Jimmy Kimmel Opens Up About His Newborn Son's Heart Surgery And Praises Obamacare

"Before 2014, if you were born with congenital heart disease like my son was," Kimmel said in an emotional monologue, "there was a good chance you'd never be able to get health insurance."
In an emotional monologue, Jimmy Kimmel disclosed his infant son's heart defects and asked Americans to put politics aside when it comes to health care. "There are no teams," he said. "We are the team. ... We need to take care of each other." Source: Jimmy Kimmel Live

"I have a story to tell about something that happened to our family last week." That's how Jimmy Kimmel began an unusually heartfelt monologue on his late-night show Monday.

"You know I try not to get emotional, but it was a scary story," he said, already tearing up. "And before I go into it, I want you to know it has a happy ending. OK? So when I'm telling this, don't get too upset. Leave that to me."

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