J.R. Martinez' Surprising New Year's Resolution

Iraq vet, "Dancing With the Stars" champ explains his "bucket list."
2:10 | 12/13/11

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If you had to you envision one moment from 2011. What would it be what flashes into your head without even having to think about it. You're thinking I am thinking. I would have to say you know probably you know. You'd be getting the call it is being told you know an ambulance season thirteen dance with the stars. I -- I laughed I smiled. And I -- panic I didn't panic I let Lee didn't panic because -- not thought to myself. I'm Latin -- have some red it was a kind of -- to my advantage is that we'll see it like we did it. I was is overwhelmingly excited. Because I -- -- What is your New Year's resolution. That's a good question I think the biggest thing is to really. This is to continue to be patient with life you know sometimes I even get impatient to be -- and -- just really go after every opportunity that's out there. You've got this tremendous celebrity now a lot of people really. Love you what do you do with that -- put it to good use this new -- celebrity. Well. You know for Stan had been Ingraham marks and is -- some. I've been working apparently now the knife he can rest network and -- -- elbow wrist it is noted. There it is okay there is that -- I do it is that you Watson state. -- if that's right but I want to tell the story beyond. So I'm actually working right. -- Michael's story and no way. Develop need to be that strong person that was it wouldn't -- to overcome injury. In you know I wanna continue acting. It's definitely something that I've gotten about four and when it's heated. -- -- missiles and loved and speaking be impacted in that you have on people. And the rewards you get back immediately. So politically things that you know but -- mrs.

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