Here, Chris shares 10 things you didn't know about him:
1. When I was a kid, I was the only one who wanted to be nothing when I grew up. Some say I succeeded
2. I am married to someone who is better on TV than I am (search online for Cristina Cuomo)
3. I am only second generation in this country. My grandparents came from two poor areas of southern Italy
4. Despite being 100% Italian, I am almost devoid of chest hair and can't grow a beard
5. I was blown up and lived thanks, to our amazing fighting men and women. (YouTube it: Cuomo hit by IED in Iraq)
6. I cry. Often. Almost always involving my kids (joy and frustration), but sometimes during movies where someone is being victimized... but then I get angry
7. I was a mistake. I am 16 years younger than my oldest sibling. I wore my sister's hand me downs up through middle school. Baby blue Levi cords taught me how to fight early and often
8. I can't sleep on my back
9. I almost quit journalism after the death of child poet Mattie Stepanek. His death was so hard for those who knew him well and I wasn't sure I could keep doing the job. But his mother and my dear friend Jeni inspired me to fight the good fight
10. I have spent time in jail...and not for work
See Chris' journey to discover his family history at CNN.com/Roots
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