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FBN’s Melissa Francis on her experience as a child star.
- Duration 7:40
- Date Jan 31, 2013
FBN’s Melissa Francis on her experience as a child star.
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That's our next -- -- down from every -- -- If you'll never.
Ever be able to get out -- ahead.
Because I haven't been able to what I read -- it's from -- overstated mother's daughter.
By Melissa -- This is seen opening player's introduction.
She told a little subtle road -- told me to get out.
Find your own way enrollment and -- place solar water -- -- whether deep breath of Porsche release button.
On my sit -- slowly tumbled out.
This have been coming for years almost welcome to.
I was relieved that it and finally happen.
And I want to have to wonder when anymore.
I've watched my mom told my older sister record countless times.
Different -- walks sadly.
Pathetically along the sidewalk.
Until my mom finally circled her car around and pick -- -- waited longer.
And driver and father each time.
Now -- my term.
I was eight years old.
And and she goes on to explain.
When she got -- -- car.
Should Melissa sure ran -- -- all local on a golf promotional room.
So mother drove around again.
And then -- around again.
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And I it's all I ever read the book -- programs weren't part of most oppressive mortgage French -- -- -- skills I don't feel for everyone down this on my -- you guys have a good time when all my or my here with -- sob story just a cry all over your -- now Syria and no I won't do it I'm convinced that -- -- well.
I -- my husband thinks a lot of people think that you wouldn't be alone and that I don't mean in a bad weren't born born and arsenal but I'm good insane I'm not familiar with that what is that.
Well I just slipped that your gut -- probably I mean you're just you're you're -- my wife -- your ball award.
Because you're Smart amendment international.
On our home and -- on Washington -- -- -- she's a sheet of pop from the -- of the key chain and dangle her premier per she's so cute isn't she adorable love bankrupt since the plan Carla and I'm I don't want an end.
It's a tiny little girl she that she'd be great teaching but have some are more to say to -- Had a germ Melissa Francis.
Human body parts and refrigerator.
And -- -- back up.
You addicts you it's eight cents -- logical.
I would say it will Alter.
It is CC saying that my husband is a brave man and -- pretty brave to -- I don't -- I'm not sure but I mean toddler how to of this book drew.
It's doing great.
Oh selling like hot cakes.
Thanks to you you -- -- -- -- although I don't like the part where you say that you never read past that are in the because I can't drill now -- are -- no one whole.
May not sound just brutal and horrible dirt very funny scenes there it it does make you laugh out loud cry too but there's a lot of laughter and their two its.
It's nuanced that's what makes -- great book.
-- one always wonder -- a person.
Who were indoors -- out.
Amount to the other hand -- turn -- shame actually deserves the same firemen.
And amended dark side of don't know about so.
Maybe he'll talk about this morning.
I'd and that could be the next book that may be the Pala has made the dark side that -- over -- -- -- -- -- room strange for your words yes and -- now.
I you know she's still in California.
Live yes you know we just we don't we don't have any contact now applies just that -- We don't you know although it says at one point and I mean to have a Dr.
Phil moment you know one point in my -- I said we need to have a reset and have an adult relationship where.
You know -- -- forget everything that happened in the past let's start with sit down and start fresh but you know none of this nonsense can go on any longer consecutive taking it.
Tom and she hung up on -- and -- never heard from.
Management feel bad for him.
K about 3 -- you know -- resilient they're -- -- There are very likeable -- and eat that at the end of the thank you for that at the end of the book.
You get the sense that you can everybody sort of has a trauma in their life everybody's been through something but you can turn the page.
And decide to take a different path and take hold of your life -- have a -- future.
And that's what I -- in all seriousness for people to get out of the out of this book and I've received hundreds and hundreds of letters and emails and tweets and whatever else from people saying.
I really relates this you know I went through this and that my life and it was a trauma and I got through it and and you make me feel like I can turn the page and have a happy life I mean I have two wonderful kids.
And a great husband and I and you know I think that a challenge -- actually richness of experience to draw upon you know how you don't wanna raise your kids you know what you wanna do differently you know makes you miserable.
And what would make you happy.
So it's it's eat you can turn it into a positive and have a happy how far or your room.
From her house not that part.
Of heart felt like yeah yeah half mile maybe I mean it was a -- -- bought it it was a golf course community and a little tract home area and in -- suburbia and Southern California.
You know it was all houses there wasn't astore insight.
It was is safe is it could be but it was more I mean and and that's why I think she felt comfortable trying to control us in this way she did not really think anything would happen to us and and she thought we would just walk along but -- -- so many times I thought.
You know I'm just not gonna get played like that there's that there's that there's a way to take control of the situation and turn where you're on to -- them.
I was I was actually joining passable hasn't heard of Wright and basically right after that.
And that that was a blast that was a lot of fun and I mean Michael Landon was a larger than life you know he was -- Santa -- rolled into one.
On he really -- -- upper room in a way those kind of people and we you do -- -- you know it's like the same quality.
I don't see much -- -- -- our environment.
Stupid arsenal and an honest -- and he watched as I mean any also -- about him is he owns that show you know he Brody is did -- exact produced it so heat.
Was very serious about being economical of everyone's time you know I mean we I was I had dinner most -- recently we are saying.
You showed up on the -- lines learn clean rested and ready to go pitcher mark -- -- in -- around.
And as a Q a exit taught the kids on that show.
A really solid work ethic and you don't read about the kids from little house going to promises and you know robbing a dry cleaners.
They all turn -- -- -- Jason Bateman I mean there and it's a bunch a hard worker because he taught as.
You're serious about your work and then you have the pride of a job well done at the end of the day in the party in -- time -- ordinary.
Bridges are going on not to kind of you know I was eight your results I'm sure -- -- so many of forgiveness going on all around me but I was just a little kids so I didn't know any better about -- -- hundred about a I did I did read about that I thought it was shocking that a Hanson professional athlete -- a little something on the side.
You know you're about.
One -- zero King and I guess I mean he's so handsome.
Women throwing themselves at him -- and he succumb to admit that never happens in pro sports and talk to -- in France.