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Sally Field is known for her roles in some of the most iconic films of all time, including Forrest Gump and Mrs. Doubtfire.
But the 71-year-old actress has a devastating past.
Speaking to Lisa Wilkinson on The Project about her new memoir, In Pieces, the actress spoke about being sexually abused by her stepfather as a child.
“Your stepfather did let you down in the worst possible way,” Wilkinson said. “How difficult has it been to write about what he did to you?”