FRIDAY FREEDOM: Ashley Judd, The Sweetness

Everyone can see that the award-winning actress, Ashley Judd is one of the most beautiful people on the planet. She looks like a model and acts like role model for all of her humanitarian work around the world. She's married to Formula 1 race car driver Dario Franchitti and has starred along side Hollywood's hottest and award-winning actors. To top it off, she recently graduated from Harvard.

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Who knew that her scenes in Kiss The Girls with Morgan Freeman pulled from some real-life dark places. In her new book, All That's Bitter & Sweet: A Memoir she detailed how she was sexually assaulted by an old man in her hometown.

Also, she kicked the cobwebs off some family secrets. Allegedly, her mother, the legendary Naomi Judd, had a relationship with a heroin addict.

How have you overcome family secrets and childhood tragedies to thrive today?