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'Facts of Life' Star Comes Out, Discusses Her Cerebral Palsy

Geri Jewell also details her return to TV with "Deadwood" in her new memoir, "I'm Walking as Straight as I Can."

Facts of Life actress Geri Jewell reveals in a new memoir that she is a lesbian.

She also discusses her battle with cerebral palsy. (She made history by being the first disabled person to have a recurring role on primetime television.)

I'm Walking as Straight as I Can, due in stores soon, will also detail her money problems, substance abuse issues and recovery, her encounters with her backstabbing agent and her return to TV in HBO's Deadwood.