by GregP_WN

Actress Bonnie Franklin, star of “One Day at a Time” 70’s television show, died at 69 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. In September of last year Franklin shared that she had been diagnosed in August of 2012. She died surrounded by her family; a private memorial service will be held in her honor.

Bonnie Franklin

“One Day at a Time”, Franklin’s claim to fame, ran from 1974-1985. Franklin earned Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for her role in this comedy sitcom. The show was a success and discussed serious issues with a primary audience of divorced mothers and their children. Franklin was a positive asset on and off the set.

Friends of Franklin’s say that her spirit brought light and love to their lives. Often times, celebrity icons like Franklin inspire us because of their prevalence in the media or in society. Who are some people that have inspired you through your journey? What about your friends and family? Who inspires you in your day-to-day life?

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