Transcript for Aug. 23, 1995: Ellen DeGeneres on when she first realized her gift for comedy
When Ellen was in junior high school her parents divorced a sad memory but ironically. That was when she first realized her gift for comedy helping her mother fight depression. I used to make her laugh. So hard that she would end up crying laughing so I would take her from one place of this loneliness and depression to this this. Where she was laughing so hard his crying and as a kid Kabila that your mother. You know it was an it was a very powerful amazing thing to manipulate someone's emotions to make them happy. And and that's still the kick you get oh yeah yeah.
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