In the issue Lauer is interviewed by Hoda Kotb,
Hoda Kotb: When did you start going to the Hamptons?
”My folks used to take us out there when we were about 8 or 10 years old. We went to Amagansett, and you would literally drive through cornfield after cornfield and potato field after potato field to finally get out to this just incredibly ideal spot along the ocean. I’ve been going out there now for the better part of 45 years.”
then watch them going through what is the biggest moment of their lives, for better or for worse, has been enormously exciting and a real honor over the years.”
Hoda Kotb:You recently re-signed with Today, and we are over the moon. How does it feel to know that you’ve decided to stay with the show for a while?
”I gave a lot of thought about moving on, or doing nothing, but the fact of the matter is, even at that ungodly hour of 4:10 AM when the alarm goes off, I still like getting out of bed. I’m still excited about the things I get to talk about. I’m still thrilled by the fact that if news breaks, there is really a strong chance I’m going to be interviewing the person at the center of the story. I love the people I work with, and I think it’s a privilege to have this job, and so as a result, when you get it, you hang on to it.”
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