June 13th, 2013
09:32 PM ET

"You only get one chance to wake up in the morning." -Chris Cuomo

When Chris first came to CNN he had a tough time as he adjusted to covering breaking stories for hours at a time. It's hard work, but his passion for the audience keeps him energized.

"I think what motivates me is that people need us," he says. "They need us to be there to connect them to what happens in the world, emotionally and intellectually, and to fight the fight. You only get once chance to wake up in the morning."

Tune-in to the full interview NOW and check back later for more clips.

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