Celebrities Who Have Faced Tragedy

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Michael Jordan

This NBA legend was at the peak of his career when tragedy struck. In 1993, Jordan's father was killed by robbers in the early morning hours at a rest stop on a North Carolina highway. His body was found in a nearby creek 11 days later. The all-star never recovered from the loss. "When my father died, there was a different emphasis on everything," he said years later. "There was nothing left to prove."

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