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Marcus Young, who grew up in Camarillo, basks in action-packed anonymity

When actress Nicole Kidman's stunt car crashed into a pole on the set of "The Invasion" in January, everyone knew everything about the incident, which wasn't much. Kidman suffered no serious injuries, and was quickly released from a hospital. Still, the media worried, wondered and aired blurry, ominous pictures of the car and Kidman for days afterward.

When stuntman Marcus Young was taken to a hospital with second-degree burns after a three-alarm fire on the set of a Stephen King miniseries in 2004, "Entertainment Tonight" didn't come calling. Local news reports just said a few people were injured, focusing instead on the welfare of six rattlesnakes on the set and disgruntled Keith Urban fans who had to evacuate the building and miss the country singer's concert.


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