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Revealing, intimate conversations with visionaries and leaders in the arts, science, technology, public service, sports and business. These engaging personal stories are drawn from interviews with the American Academy of Achievement, and offer insights you’ll want to apply to your own life.
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Dorothy Hamill and Scott Hamilton: The Price of Gold
7 days ago
Two of the greatest figure skaters to ever grace Olympic ice explain why winning a gold medal was not the absolute triumph you might think.
For both Hamill (’76) and Hamilton (’80), skating offered relief from painful childhood circumstances; when their Olympic dreams were reached, the future seemed suddenly uncertain.
Listen to these stories, both heartbreaking and victorious, and you will never watch the Olympics the same way again.
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Dec 18 2017