Recently, in his memoir Born to Run, Bruce Springsteen disclosed his battle with depression. In doing so, he joins the list of celebrities who have struggled against mental illness, including: Beyoncé, Eric Clapton, Kurt Cobain, Sheryl Crow, Janet Jackson, Billy Joel, Jon Bon Jovi, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, John Lennon, Alanis Morissette and Brian Wilson.
Through disclosing his depression, Springsteen is breaking down stereotypes surrounding mental health. He is showing how even those with mental illness can positively affect so many people and fight for so many causes.
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