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Dustin Keller

I try to take everything in life with gratitude, even the thing I most wish had not happened

When Stephen was 10 years old, his father and 2 of his brothers were killed in a plane crash. Stephen and his mother helped each other deal with the pain of their loss. This experience was a major reason that Stephen was drawn to comedy, as he wanted to be able to bring laughter and joy into the lives of others, especially those who were suffering. Stephen has become one of the biggest stars on TV. He is the host of CBS’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He has won nine Primetime Emmy Awards, two Grammy Awards, and two Peabody Awards. He is also a New York Times best-selling author.

Click here to read the article about Stephen Colbert from GQ


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