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One Degree of Separation

You can fix anything but a blank page.
  --Nora Roberts

The orignal Disney Animation studio was two blocks away from my high school (top). A supermarket occupies the site now.

I met actor Bert Convy at a celebrity football game.

I met author Ray Bradbury at a bookstore.

My mother attended high school with singer Vikki Carr.

I had the same acting teacher as Leo DiCaprio.

I met actress Doris Roberts at a movie theater in Hollywood.

Director Alfred Hitchcock made his last movie, FAMILY PLOT, on my street.

Actor Kent McCord, of the TV show Adam-12, was a frequent visitor to my local Boys' Club.

"Octo-Mom" Nadya Suleman lived in my neighborhood.

Michael Jackson's wife, Debbie Rowe, lived in my neighborhood.

The TV sitcom WELLCOME BACK, KOTTER was filmed in my neighborhood.

My aunt served as deputy mayor for the city of Los Angeles.

Presidential aide H.R. Haldeman was a frequent guest in a restaurant where I worked.

LA Dodgers MVP shortstop Maury Wills signed a baseball for me.

In my youth, I broke into the office of L.A. Mayor Tom Bradley. Went home with a pen and business card from his desk.

The movie GREASE was filmed on the campus of my high school.

I attended college with actor Ralph Carter, of the CBS sitcom GOOD TIMES.

I met UCLA basketball coach John Wooden at a donut shop in Encino.

O J Simpson autographed a football for me.

"Hollywood madam" Heidi Fleiss lived down the street from us. Her father was my mother's doctor.

My mother attended high school with designer Bob Mackie.

Actor R. Lee Ermey lived in my neighborhood.

I had lunch with ambassador Andrew Young, at a convention in Minnesota.

The movie PRETTY IN PINK was filmed on the campus of my high school.

My second-grade class wrote letters to Governor Reagan. He wrote a personal response to each of us.

Walt Disney lived a block away from my childhood home.

I appeared on the NBC Today show with Jane Pauley.

Author Jerry Jenkins signed a book for me.

I served on jury duty with Judge William Keene, who also presided over the trial of Charles Manson.

General Alexander Haig was a frequent guest in a restaurant where I worked.

I met actress Maureen McCormick at Trader Joe's.

Senator Bob Dole was a frequent guest in a restaurant where I worked.

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