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On this week’s episode of Scheer Intelligence, Robert Scheer sits down with acclaimed Canadian actress, musician and author Barbara Williams. She discusses her memoir, “The Hope in Leaving,” and describes her tough childhood as the daughter of a logger living in poverty, before eventually achieving success as an actress through a series of lucky breaks.

“I don’t think I could have written this book at any other time,” Williams says. “I needed the perspective.”

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