A lot of doors are about to close for one of Wisconsin’s onetime favorite athletes.
Suzy Favor Hamilton is a three-time Olympian in distance running, works with Wisconsin school kids to get them more involved in physical education and, together with her husband, gives motivational speeches.
This recent Wisconsin TV segment revealed a more difficult side. She suffered from mental illness.
Today, she fell from grace, at least in the world of marketing.
The Smoking Gun revealed she’s been working as a Las Vegas hooker.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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