She wasn't interested in school, got pregnant, married and divorced all while still in her teens. Then, with a dream, $500.00 and her son, she took herself to New York City to begin her life. Now a major motion picture starring Drew Barrymore.
The author's outrageous and touching memoir is the basis for a major motion picture from Columbia Pictures scheduled for release in October, 2001, starring Drew Barrymore and directed by Penny Marshall. Donofrio writes about a teenage mother who, as her son grows up, becomes an adult herself.