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Chris Kamara opens up on health battle that made him want to quit TV

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Chris Kamara’s health battle has been so tough it made him want to quit TV.The presenter, 64, was heartbroken when he was diagnosed with speech apraxia.

It was so severe he was left struggling to speak and was left convinced his career as a TV commentator was over for good.In an emotional interview, he told the Daily Star Sunday: “Ten months ago, I could hardly talk.

The words hardly came out. My voice is my life at the moment. As a broadcaster, I need my voice and I need it to be spot on.READ MORE: Chris Kamara turns to hypnosis to combat speech woes after 'struggling to get words out'“So I could have gone away and gone into the background.

I wanted to pack it all in. But ITV bosses wouldn’t hear of it. Channel 4, Channel 5 and the BBC were exactly the same.“Even now, some days I wake up and think, ‘Why am I doing this?

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