By Carol Burnett
“More than something, we're remembered for our smiles: those we proportion with our closest and dearest, and the single we bestow on a complete stranger who wishes it correct then, and God has positioned us there to deliver.” — Carrie Hamilton
You are approximately to fulfill a rare younger girl, Carrie Hamilton. The daughter of 1 of television’s such a lot recognizable and loved stars, Carol Burnett, Carrie received the hearts of every body she met along with her kindness, quirky humorousness, and beautifully unconventional way of living. residing within the highlight of star, yet in an period whilst own issues have been stored inner most, Carrie and Carol made a courageous show of honesty and love by means of going public with youngster Carrie’s drug habit and restoration. Carrie lived her grownup lifetime of sobriety to the fullest, having fun with chuffed and decided independence and attaining a winning creative occupation as an actress, author, musician, and director. Carrie’s ardour for all times and her humorist’s view of the realm by no means wavered as she aggressively battled melanoma. Carrie died on the age of 38.
<I >Carrie and Me</I> is Carol Burnett’s poignant tribute to her overdue daughter and a humorous and relocating memoir approximately mothering a rare younger girl during the struggles and triumphs of her lifestyles. Sharing her own diary entries, images, and correspondence, Carol strains the adventure she and Carrie took via a few of life’s hardest demanding situations and sweetest miracles. actual, intimate, and whole of affection, <I >Carrie and Me</I> is a narrative of desire and pleasure that just a mom might write.
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