In the days since Jimmy Kimmel's heart-wrenching monologue about his newborn son's heart condition went viral, many conservative media outlets and Republicans have slammed his remarks.

On May 8, 2017, the talk show host responded.

As the comedian explained on May 1, his newborn son, William, was diagnosed with a congenital heart condition hours after his birth and was rushed into emergency surgery. Thankfully, William is recovering well.

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On June 12, 2016, 20-year-old Patience Carter was shot in both legs during the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

The Philadelphia-area woman was on vacation with friends when they decided to visit the popular gay nightclub. One of her friends, Akyra Murray, was killed in the attack. The other, Tiara Parker, survived a gunshot wound to the stomach.

Patience Carter is overcome with emotion after speaking to the media from Florida Hospital. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images.

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Watch John Oliver forgive nearly $15 million in debt with the push of a button.

It's not quite Oprah yelling 'You get a car! You get a car!' It's better.

Just by pressing a button, John Oliver made the largest one-time giveaway in TV history — nearly $15 million.

All GIFs from "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver."

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