In the Water They Can’t See You Cry: A Memoir

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The autobiography of Olympic Gold Medalist Amanda Beard tells the raw story her struggles with stardom and the pressure of being in the constant spotlight. At the age of just 14 Amanda Beard already won her first Olympic Gold Medal during the Olympic Games of Atlanta. In total Amanda Beard competed during three Olympic Games collecting a total of seven medals, 2 gold, 4 silver and 1 bronze. But also outside of the pool she had big success as a model, she appeared in the 2006 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. Amanda Beard also posed nude two times, once for the 2007 July edition of Playboy and once for a PETA Campaign.

But behind the always smiling Amanda Beard a true tragedy was taking place, Beard was having a severe depression without knowing it herself, she started cutting herself, abused drugs and was struggling with bulimia. But with the help of her man and her family and since the birth of her baby girl, Blaise she is a new woman. Amanda Beards holds nothing back and gives a dramatic view of what happens with someone during their darkest hours. RSNG45YH9G9Z

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