A post shared by Marc Summers (@therealmarcsummers) on Nov 23, 2017 at 11:49am PST

People Magazine has a new profile of Marc Summers, who was a staple of my youth as the host of Nickelodeon’s slime-filled kids’ game show, Double Dare. I read the article with my mouth open and actually said “oh wow” out loud because Summers’s life has been so harrowing. He suffered from extreme OCD and, upon revealing it publicly in the late 90s, was considered unemployable and couldn’t find a job. He eventually got hired as the host of Unwrapped in 2001 on the The Food Network. (I love that show and watch it with my kid, they show how various candies and treats are made.) In 2009 he was misdiagnosed, for months, with a fatal form of leukemia and spent that time believing his death was imminent, however he eventually got a correct diagnosis and beat the more treatable leukemia he did have. Then Summer got in a terrible car accident in 2012, breaking all the bones in his face and severely affecting his memory. It took him about a year to recover from that. Summers has a new documentary coming out about …read more

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