Former Olympian Debi Thomas talks about life after fame ( 01:03 )

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From childhood, Debi Thomas wanted to become two things: a figure skater and a doctor. She did both. Today, however, Thomas' successes seem far behind her. She is currently broke, jobless, twice-divorced and living in a bug-infested trailer with her fiancé and his two sons. She has lost custody of her own 13-year-old boy, and her fiancé struggles to control both his alcohol use and his anger. Thomas knows it's time to turn her life around, so she asks Iyanla Vanzant to help. Read more about her story on HuffPost OWN. 

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    From childhood, Debi Thomas wanted to become two things: a figure skater and a doctor. She did both. Today, however, Thomas' successes seem far behind her. She is currently broke, jobless, twice-divorced and living in a bug-infested trailer with her fiancé and his two sons. She has lost custody of her own 13-year-old boy, and her fiancé struggles to control both his alcohol use and his anger. Thomas knows it's time to turn her life around, so she asks Iyanla Vanzant to help. Read more about her story on HuffPost OWN. 

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