Rosie Perez And An Unpredictable Life

Mar 13, 2014

The actress Rosie Perez is always a ray of sunshine in her movies and TV shows. 

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But the sunny disposition emerged from a life that began with some storm clouds.  Her mentally ill mother put her in a children's home when she was very young... and the story just gets more harrowing from there. 

Rosie Perez joins us to talk about her life, a story she tells in Handbook for an Unpredictable Life: How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still Came Out Smiling (with Great Hair).