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LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE -- "For the Love of Nancy" Episode 9 -- Aired 11/30/81 -- Pictured: (l-r) Allison Balson as Nancy Oleson, Melissa Gilbert as Laura Elizabeth Ingalls, Missy Francis as Cassandra Cooper Ingalls -- Photo by: Ted Shepherd/NBCU Photo Bank

11 Former Child Stars Who Turned Out Just Fine, Thankyouverymuch

June 7, 2013

Think of the following as an antidote to the tweets of Amanda Bynes, the court hearings of Lindsay Lohan, and the life and death of Corey Haim. Meet the former child stars who rarely rate headlines and/or the wrong kind of headlines. Truth be told, there are more of "them" than there are of the noisemakers.  It's just that bleeders always lead. So, here's to the silent majority — 11 ex-kid entertainers who moved off the screen, and moved on with their seemingly well-adjusted lives. -- by Joal Ryan

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