News+Politics November 25, 2010
Man Spends Life Savings Clearing Bucket List After Being Wrongly Told He Has Months To Live

Imagine being told you had a mere three months to live by your doctor. You'd want to clear off your bucket list, no? That's what comedian Dave Ismay did. He shelled out his savings on a shiny Mercedes, a trip to Australia, and played a pricey round of golf in Ireland. Great, dude got to live out his dreams.

There's just one problem...the doctor gave him the wrong diagnosis. As it turns out, Ismay had a treatable hereditary condition that involved having an overload of iron in his blood.

Obviously, he must be extremely happy he's not dying, but now the guy's spent most of his life's savings. If that's not the epitome of bittersweet, I don't know what is.

Tune into our show this Friday, because Ismay will be talking to me about his unusual and devastating roller coaster ride to health.



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