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Demi Lovato‘s speech on opening night of the Democratic National Convention took a very personal turn, as the singer spoke candidly about her battle with mental illness and the role she says politicians should take in ensuring care for others struggling with it.
“Like millions of Americans, I am living with mental illness. But I’m lucky. I had the resources and support to get treatment at a top facility,” the 23-year-old said. “Unfortunately, too many Americans from all walks of life don’t get help, either because they fear the stigma or because they can’t afford treatment.”
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