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Former Vice President Joe Biden on Staying Resilient in the Face of Loss

Season 8
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Oprah sits down with former Vice President Joe Biden to discuss his deeply personal new book, Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose. In a revealing moment, he opens up to Oprah about the automobile accident that claimed the lives of his first wife, Neilia, and 13-month-old daughter, Naomi, and he reflects on his mother's message about resilience in the face of tragedy. "We were taught just to get up," he says. "When you get knocked down, just get up."

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