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Joe Buck's hair plug addiction nearly ruined his entire broadcasting career

In a story that seems so unbelievable that it makes you check the url to make sure it's really from Sports Illustrated, a story on Thursday revealed the real reason Joe Buck famously lost his voice in 2011 — an addiction to hair plug surgery. Starting in 1993, Buck began going to New York for secret hair transplant surgeries (yes, this story is 100 percent real) and when he went for his eighth procedure in 2011, there were complications that caused his vocal cord to become paralyzed.
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