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Jennette McCurdy Essay: Off-Camera, My Mom’s Fight With Cancer
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Jun 12, 2011
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Jennette McCurdy Essay: Off-Camera, My Mom’s Fight With Cancer

iCarly star Jennette McCurdy took a very brave step recently when she wrote an essay for the Wall Street Journal about her mom’s fight with cancer and how it is affecting her.

There are people who believe that young actors on a TV series have it easy and that they never have a tough moment in their lives – not a single trial or obstacle. I don’t blame the people who think this because we, as young actors, spend our days making families laugh and using smiley face emoticons in nearly every tweet we send. Underneath the carefree façade, you may be surprised to know that some of us actually do have to face some tribulations.

In March 1995, my mother was diagnosed with Stage IV mammary ductal cell...

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