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Tom Brokaw Reflects On Cancer, 'Nightly News' And His 'Lucky Life'

The former NBC anchorman says his multiple myeloma diagnosis two years ago made him "more conscious of the fact that the days are more numbered." His new memoir is A Lucky Life Interrupted.

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Tom Brokaw Reflects On Cancer, 'Nightly News' And His 'Lucky Life'

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