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De La Hoya Bares Demons to World

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Oscar De La Hoya, boxing’s golden boy and one of the sport’s most powerful promoters and iconic figures, gave a bombshell of an interview Tuesday to Univision’s Teresa Rodriguez in which he laid bare the most intimate secrets of his personal life:

• He contemplated suicide, but didn’t have the courage to follow through.

• He is an alcoholic who also began using cocaine in the last two years.

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