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Ashley Judd to Reveal Troubled Childhood in Autobiography

January 27, 2010 (10:05 am) GMT
The 'A Time to Kill' actress tells her plan for writing autobiography, revealing her troubled youth has inspired her to help abandoned children and women in poor countries.
Ashley Judd

Actress is writing her first autobiography - detailing her troubled childhood. The "Double Jeopardy" star suffered depression as a youngster while her singer mother, Naomi, was away for long periods of time, touring the globe for her career.

Judd has spent her adult years concentrating on charity work, serving as a Global Ambassador for Population Services International's Youth AIDS program. And now the star is putting pen to paper to explain how her early life inspired her to help abandoned children and women in poor countries.

She says, "By sharing my own story along with those of the beautiful and resilient people I've met in the most desperate places, I want to show how the change we seek in the world must start within us."

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