Mom-daughter relationships might be rife with many difficult layers and Barbara Walters and Jacqueline Danforth are not any exception to that rule. Throughout an unique sit-down interview with NBC News, each Walters and her adopted daughter Danforth spoke candidly about their usually occasions estranged relationship, principally on account of a rebellious part Danforth skilled as a younger teenager that later carried into maturity. “I used to be a runaway,” Danforth confessed. “I beloved to run. I believed working would clear up all my issues.”
The high-profile broadcast journalist additionally dished in regards to the time her daughter went lacking for an entire month — little question any guardian’s worst nightmare. “One other guardian would name the police. I did not need the headlines. It isn’t that I did not need the headlines for myself. I did not need the headlines for her. I believed, ‘I do not know what she’ll do,'” Walters defined in regards to the predicament she discovered herself in.
Nevertheless, after years of substance abuse and rebelliousness the prodigal daughter noticed the sunshine and began to get her life so as. Throughout that point, she even based a wilderness program with a mission to assist troubled teenagers.