The biggest child star success stories
Kicking the child star turned tragedy narrative
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The story about the child actor who couldn't cope with his early fame is one that features all too often in the media. Whether it's substance abuse or brushes with the law, former child stars are in the news so often you'd think that being famous when you're young is a sure-fire way to a turbulent adulthood.
But there are some child stars who, for one reason or another, are able to withstand the pressure of achieving fame early. Check out this gallery for evidence that not all child stars suffer the same ill fate.
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