Family Ties' Meredith Baxter to Pen Memoir
Former Family Ties mom Meredith Baxter, who came out as a lesbian two weeks ago, will tell all in a new memoir, the New York Times reports.
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Broadway Books of Crown Publishing Group has purchased the rights to Baxter's as-yet-untitled and as-yet-unwritten life story. In the book, Baxter "will present a fully realized portrait of her life as an actress, mother of five children, and grandmother, and will candidly discuss her fight with breast cancer, her 19 years of sobriety, entrepreneurship, and her decision to come out," a press release said.
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Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The thrice-married Baxter, 62, announced on Dec. 2's Today show that she is a lesbian, calling it a "later-in-life recognition." She is currently in a four-year relationship with building contractor Nancy Locke.