Patrice O'Neal, Beloved Comedian, Suffers Serious Stroke

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Patrice O'Neal, a famous comedian who recently performed on Comedy Central's Charlie Sheen Roast, has suffered a massive stroke. The announcement was made this morning by fellow comic Jim Norton on the Opie and Anthony Show.

"We don't know how he is. We don't know how he's going to be," said Norton. "I didn't want to do this by myself. I wish we had more news for you."

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A statement was also posted on the show's Facebook page. It encourages fans to send in well wishes and reads:

"Our close friend Patrice O'Neal suffered a stroke last week. Please respect his family and their request for privacy. An email has been set up for fans to send him well wishes and his family will make sure he gets them. You can write to LoveForPatrice@gmail.com. When we have an update on his condition, we will let you all know."

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We loved watching ur shows and hope ur doing well. U being a smile to our faces and hope we can do the same to yours, get well soon.

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Wasn't this predicted on the Charlie Sheen Roast?? Im just sayin..

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Wasn't this predicted on the Charlie Sheen Roast??

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Patrice, I have just said a heart-felt prayer for you and your recovery. God hears and answers prayers. The very best to you and also your loving family.

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Wishing u a speedy recovery-God bless ya and your family.

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Lumba I pray to the HEAVEN ABOVE that you make a full recover. You are too young my friend to have ton go through such a life changing experience as this. My many wishes,prayers and thought are with your family and circle of concerned friends. Relax...Listen to your doctors and take the time to heal The world still needs that big heart of yours as well as that SMILE.. KEEP THE FAITH//PEACE AND MUCH LOVE FROM THE THE 617 MOJANEE

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Hey, Patrice you don't know me but you are one my favorite comics ever. I've opened for you before and you are GREAT! I'm writing this knowing you will get the chance to read it. I'm praying for you my brother as well as your family. I know your going to pull through this. I remember the the advice you gave me years ago never give up so don't you do it either may GOD bless and keep you.

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Get well soon