Might as well laugh about it now

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The last time life was simple for Marie Osmond was minutes before she was fitted for a designer gown to wear on her television debut at age three. Since than, her days have been a combination of charmed moments and challenging hours, hilarious episodes and heartbreaking events. 'I started the school of life experience early,' says Marie, 'and discovered that its unpredictable lessons could be both surprisingly good and genuinely difficult.' Marie Osmond keeps perspective on the pop quizzes you can't prepare for with her will applied outlook on life- You're going to laugh about it someday . . . Might as well laugh about it now.' After losing decades of journals in a 2005 house fire, Marie writes out her most vivid memories and influential experiences, the public and the very personal, as true life stories for both her own children and her countless fans, whom she has always considered to be 'family'. The beloved superstar opens the door to her thoughts on many of her milestones and missteps, career pressures and expectations, her phenomenally popular line of collectible dolls. Marriage and divorce, depression, weight issues, tough choices, and the incredible joys and challenges in being a working mother raising eight children. In Might As Well Laugh About It Now , Marie's resilience and familiar humour will have every reader feeling at home with this international icon as she imparts her insights on surviving the school of like and graduating with a degree in unstoppable optimism.

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Full title might as well laugh about it now
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subject_facet Osmond, Marie, -- 1959-, Singers -- United States -- Biography
title_display Might as well laugh about it now
title_full Might As Well Laugh About It Now, Might as well laugh about it now / Marie Osmond with Marcia Wilkie
title_short Might as well laugh about it now
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Nonfiction, Osmond, Marie, Singers