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Old 04-23-2017, 02:28 PM   #22
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No offense, but this thread isn't really about the character of Joanie Cunningham. It's for memorials to Erin Moran, who portrayed the character and who WAS the character in the hearts and minds of the whole world.

Thank you!

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I know she had a rough time during the later part of her life, and I'm sorry for that.

I think her later years were a manifestation of not only the post-fame downward spiral that happens to many child stars, but also trauma in her early years. Take a look at her sad admission in this video, for the two minutes starting at 6:00.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXeZzVdIw6U

I hope there was some joy in her life at some point, but it seems she had a tough ride for a large part of it. I'm feeling so sad for her.
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