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Montel Williams

Television Personality
Montel Media Group

Montel Williams has had a storied life, already achieving and experiencing more by 60 than many people do in their whole lives. Williams served in both the Marine Corps and the Navy, where he developed skills that he would continue to utilize throughout the rest of his life. This included public speaking, which Williams used in his show, The Montel Williams Show. Williams suffers from multiple sclerosis, which he was diagnosed with in 1999. He uses medical marijuana to treat his multiple sclerosis and has experienced its beneficial effects. As a result, Williams advocates for the legalization of marijuana, medical and otherwise.

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Events featuring Montel Williams
Events featuring Montel Williams