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Dave says he retreated to Africa because it was a place where he could really reflect on his life. During his two-week stay, he came to many conclusions about himself and his involvement with Chappelle's Show.

"I felt really guilty about being asleep at the wheel," Dave remembers. "I felt guilty about it because I forgot the hostility of the environment of show business. ... There's some quote that someone told me that says, 'Success takes you where character cannot sustain you.'"
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