On Monday, ‘My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck,’ brings you an emotional two-part series on, Chris Lambert the spotter for NASCAR Sprint Cup superstar Denny Hamlin.

By definition, Lambert has spent his life watching others, but he lost everything in an instant. See how a hug helped give him a second chance at life.

Lambert said, “To be honest there were times that I just wanted to end it all. I didn’t want to go on. […] But there was just something about that hug that stuck with me.”

See part one of Chris Lambert’s incredible story, Monday July 14 at 8:20a ET on Fox and Friends


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