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Patty Duke to Share Mental Health Story in Duluth

Updated: 05/13/2014 10:26 AM
Created: 05/13/2014 10:25 AM WDIO.com

Actress, author, and mental health advocate Anna "Patty" Duke will share her mental health story in Duluth later this month.

The Miller-Dwan Foundation said that Duke, who will also be in town for the Duluth Superior Film Festival, will share her story of biopolar disorder and her long road to recovery on Thursday, May 29.  The event will be held at the Holiday Inn in Duluth beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The May 29 appearance will be free of charge but pre-registration for is required.  For more information and to register, visit www.mdfoundation.org/blog or call the Miller-Dwan Foundation at 218-786-5829.

Duke has appeared in dozens of movies and TV shows, but may be best known for her Academy Award-winning role in the 1962 film "The Miracle Worker" and her dual role as cousins Patty and Cathy Lane on "The Patty Duke Show," which aired from 1963 to 1966 on ABC.  She later went public with her diagnosis of bipolar disorder and became an activist for mental health causes.

Duke will also be attending two events as part of the Duluth Superior Film Festival.  She'll attend a private reception, which requires a ticket, on Friday, May 30.  Tickets for the reception cost $50 and can be purchased through the film festival's website.

Duke will also attend a free screening of her 1972 film "You'll Like My Mother," on Sunday, June 1 at 8:30 p.m.  The screening will be held on the lawn of Glensheen Mansion, where the movie was filmed.

The Duluth Superior Film Festival will be held May 28 to June 1.  More information is available at ds-ff.com.

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