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Tracy Morgan Recalls First Comedy Show After 2014 Car Accident, Holds Back Tears

The comedian and actor appeared on the latest episode of ‘Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend.’

Tracy Morgan was a little emotional on the latest episode of Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend while reflecting on his first major stand-up performance after his 2014 car accident.

Trying to hold back tears, the comedian and actor shared that he didn’t think he was going to walk again after the crash.

“I fought to come out of the coma. I’d seen my daughter in the coma saying ‘daddy come back’ and she was only ten months and I fought and came out of the coma,” he said. “Then I just wanted to be better. I wanted to be better at my life. A better person, a better human being to others, and that’s all I wanted to be. I know he spared my life for a reason.”

RELATED: Tracy Morgan Involved In Another Car Accident 5 Years After Near-Fatal Crash

Morgan also explained how it felt when he first walked on the stage after he recovered.

“I was hosting Saturday Night Live and at rehearsals, I decided that night, let’s go to The [Comedy] Cellar,” he said. “I grabbed the mic, and I remember it felt so good to be welcomed back. It really did. And that day, I didn’t think I was ever going to touch the microphone again.”

In 2014, a Walmart truck driver crashed into a limousine bus that Morgan was traveling in; the accident killed one of the actor's best friends and left the 30 Rock star in a coma. The entertainer settled with the company for an undisclosed amount.

Currently, Morgan is in pre-production for an upcoming project Triplets, according to IMDB. He joined the Twins sequel with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito, Deadline confirms.

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