No, that drink consisting of ginger ale and a splash of grenadine, topped with maraschino cherries tastes too sweet.
No – the iconic child actress also seems a bit too sweet.
Yes. Here’s what you can glean from this child star’s journey that can guide you to speak for yourself with power and presence.
- Tenacity – persevering after early fame fades
- Resilience – recreating herself as a diplomat and politician
- Optimism – viewing reality from a positive slant
- Strategic grace – “retiring” from show biz at the age of 22
- Courage – revealing her taboo breast cancer story in the early ‘70s
Shirley Temple Black died yesterday of natural causes at the age of 85. May she be a blessed memory and a reminder of how to speak for yourself whether singing “On the Good Ship Lollipop”, winning praise during her three years as an ambassador in Prague, or becoming co-founder of the International Federation of Multiple Sclerosis Societies, raising funds to fight the disease that afflicted her brother, George.