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Celebrities With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Up to 10 million American adults have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, so it's no surprise that some of America's most acclaimed athletes, actors, and musicians make up part of that mix. See which celebs have lived with an ADHD diagnosis since childhood and which have learned to manage their disorder as adults.
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Cammi Granato

She helped lead her team to gold as the captain of the U.S. women's ice hockey team at the 1998 Olympics in Nagano, Japan—and she credits her ADHD with helping her get that far. Granato, 42, claims that constantly feeling restless contributed to her drive on ice.

ADHD makes everyday tasks such as paying bills more difficult for Granato, but the energy and creativity associated with the disorder have helped in her sport. "It's affected me in positive and negative ways," Granato told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in 2005. "It’s really my worst and best qualities wrapped in one."

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