Lena Zavaroni

Lena Zavaroni

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Here is a cautionary tale to beat most others, of how high child performers can rise and the depths to which they can sink. Lena Zavaroni was a teenage sensation in the mid-'70s but was built up so far by the media that she succumbed to the eating disorder anorexia nervosa and died at the age of just 35. She was born in Rothesay on the Isle of Bute, a small island off the coast of Scotland, on November 4, 1963, and was a regular child performer in talent shows on the island. Whi... Read more

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