For a man whose son will spend the next 5 years behind bars, Michael Douglas is still incredibly optimistic -- claiming Cameron's experience in prison could ultimately save his life.
In an interview with "Today," Douglas says the sentence Cameron received for his role in a major drug dealing operation was "adequate" -- and claimed that if his son wasn't in the big house, he'd end up dead.
Michael added Cameron hasn't been sober for this long "since he was 13 years old."
Michael Douglas -- Prison Can Save My Son
5/3/2010 8:27 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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