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Tracy Morgan Describes Intense Religious Experience He Had After Car Wreck That Nearly Killed Him

Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent
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Tracy Morgan is opening up about the car wreck that almost killed him.

During an interview with Complex magazine, the 47-year-old talked about the harrowing car accident last June that left him in a coma for eight days and killed his friend James McNair.

“I went to the other side,” Morgan said. “This is not something I’m making up.” (VIDEO: Tracy Morgan Returns To The Stage For First Time In More Than A Year)

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“Do you know what God said to me? He said, ‘Your room ain’t ready. I still got something for you to do.’ And here I am, doing an interview with you.” (RELATED: Tracy Morgan To Host ‘Saturday Night Live’ This Fall)

“You’re never going to be normal after you go through something like that,” he continued. “You don’t die for a few weeks and then come back to normal, trust me. Something’s going to be missing, something’s going to be gained — you just got to live your life after that.”

Morgan married his longtime girlfriend and returned to the stage to host “Saturday Night Live” this fall. He told Complex he is looking forward to the future. (RELATED: Tracy Morgan Weds Longtime Girlfriend)