Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Shirley MacLaine

“I have an orphan psychology, that’s what I’ve been told,” she said. “See, my parents were always busy, so when I was about 11, I had to get up early to get off to school by myself and then to ballet class. I was the one navigating the buses and streetcars. I had no one to talk to, because by the time I got home my parents were in bed.

“So to navigate those waters, just to make it home each day, I had to keep asking myself, ‘Who am I?’”