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July 13, 2020
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What Happens in Vegas... (the Suzy Favor Hamilton story)

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Rachel wants Rachna to talk about it! Like many people, Suzy Favor Hamilton spent much of her life grappling with mental illness. Unlike most people, Suzy ran track at three consecutive Olympics. Her disordered eating, anxiety, and bipolar disorder were only exacerbated by mistreatment at the hands of coaches and the stress of competitive running, but she suffered largely in silence. After her retirement from running, Suzy had two careers. One, like mental illness, society doesn’t like to talk about much…