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My Battle with Depression

THE MORNING SHOW STAR REVEALS A GRUELING STRUGGLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS THAT ONCE LEFT HER SUICIDAL
Sharing Her Story “I don’t think that I’m cured. I don’t think anybody’s forever cured,” says Zee (in her N.Y.C. apartment). “But being aware of it, talking about it, this is where I hope that the healing happens.”

When she was 21, Ginger Zee locked herself in her bathroom and took every pill she could find in her medicine cabinet. “I’d lost all hope,” says the Good Morning America meteorologist, 36. She had just graduated from Valparaiso University in Indiana and was struggling to find her footing. “My career did not kick off in the way that I expected it to—no one wanted me on TV,” she says. In an

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