Lewis Hamilton Details the ‘Most Traumatizing’ Period of His Life

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By Madeline Coleman The Mercedes star revealed that ‘the most difficult’ time of his life came during his childhood. For Lewis Hamilton, what he calls “probably the most traumatizing” has nothing to do with his Formula One career. It was back when he was in grade school, the seven-time world champion said in a rare podcast appearance, on a recent episode of On Purpose With Jeff Shetty, which will be released Monday. The bullying and racism he experienced reached the point where he “suppressed” a lot of it because “I didn’t feel I could go home and talk to my parents,” adding, “I didn’t want my…

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