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Actress Geri Jewell, right, known for her role on the television show "The Facts of Life," laughs while signing a copy of her book for Marian Letcher, left, on Tuesday at the Cal Schultz Awards Luncheon, organized by the Mitchell Advisory Council for People with Disabilities. Jewell talked about dealing with cerebral palsy while working in Hollywood. (Chris Huber/Republic)

'Facts of Life' actress talks about living with cerebral palsy

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Geri Jewell has her own version of the facts of life.

Jewell, a former regular on the 1980s television show "The Facts of Life," related her struggles with cerebral palsy Tuesday during her speech at the Mitchell Advisory Council for People with Disabilities' eighth annual Cal Schultz Awards Luncheon, which honors the accomplishments of local people with disabilities.


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