Actor Jung Il Woo recently appeared on MBC‘s Phone Cleansing where he confessed to having taken 70,000 photos over the last 10 years because of his amnesia.

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Jung Il Woo not only takes a lot of photos, but he refuses to erase them, and he explained why on the show.

I was in a car accident in the past, so I suffer from partial memory loss.

— Jung Il Woo

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Jung Il Woo confessed that he often forgets parts of the past, which is why he chooses to record the moments with his camera.

For example, I know who an acquaintance is, but I don’t remember where I met them.

— Jung Il Woo

When Jung Il Woo was involved in a car accident back in 2006, he suffered a cerebral aneurysm.

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And he confessed that he had a very difficult time in his later life.

I had horrible migraines when filming ‘Golden Rainbow.’ I was diagnosed with cerebral aneurysm. If my blood vessel expands and bursts, I’ll die. I don’t know when it’ll burst.

— Jung Il Woo

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Jung Il Woo even had depression as a result.

I had severe depression, so I didn’t see anyone or even leave my house for a month.

— Jung Il Woo

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Luckily, after crossing off walking the Camino de Santiago from his bucket list, his mindset about life changed.

I was anxious, which comes with this profession, but after that, I decided to enjoy my life in the present.

— Jung Il Woo

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Here’s to wishing Jung Il Woo the best in his health and future endeavors.