Gary Coleman on Life Support, Unconscious After Suffering Brain Hemorrhage

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The manager of Gary Coleman is asking for our "thoughts and prayers" as the former child star, now 42, is on life support after suffering a brain hemorrhage.

He suffered the injury in his Utah home on Wednesday. Coleman was hospitalized for treatment, his manager John Alcantar said, and was in critical condition.

Things took a turn for the worse, though, when Coleman was transferred to the ICU at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center for further tests and treatment:

"As of May 27, Mr. Coleman was conscious and lucid. By early afternoon, Mr. Coleman was slipping in and out of consciousness and his condition worsened.

"We are very saddened to announce that since mid-afternoon, Mountain Time, on May 27, 2010, Mr. Coleman has been unconscious and on life support."

Alcantar says that despite Coleman's recent history of health problems and personal issues, "he always has had fond memories of being an entertainer."

"He appreciates his fans for all their support. At this critical moment, we can only ask for thoughts and prayers for Gary to make a speedy, full recovery."

If it's any consolation, Bret Michaels also suffered a brain hemorrhage and bounced back from similarly long odds. Here's hoping Coleman can do the same.

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this mans wife should have it in her heart to tell the colemans family how there son died its bad enough to lose your son but not to no what happend is awful and tragic and yet garys wife wont even talk to the colemans so you can only assume the onething what dose this woman have to hide i dont no but your not in pain anymore gary now you can rip bless you son you where so special to all of us no one will replace you you was so funny and smart and so cute please come back we all love you rip

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if one person can bounce back from the same thing why cant gary answer hes wife turned off his life support never gave the guy a chance to come out of it somthin doggy about it

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I watched Gary on Different Strokes, and used his line what you talking about Willis alot. He will be missed in Hollywood. May his soul be bound in heaven and may god bless his family.

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You guys do know he's dead, right?

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I will be praying for you to get well Mr.Coleman.

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