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Change Nation: Scott Hamilton (02/13/09)

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Olympic Gold Medal Figure Skater Scott Hamilton has had an amazing life. From his triumphs as an Olympian, to his health challenges with cancer and a brain tumor, Scott has been through it all. His new book, The Great Eight: How to Be Happy (Even When You Have Every Reason to be Miserable), provides an amazing look into Scott's life. In this episode of Change Nation, Ariane talks to Scott about the book and its guiding principles for happiness in the face of challenge and despair.


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