Rosie O’Donnell Opens Up About the Teacher that Changed Her Life

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“omg! Insider” Executive Producer Brad Bessey sat down with Rosie O’Donnell to talk about her new role in ABC Family’s “The Fosters.” O’Donnell plays a social worker and her casting in the hit show is just her latest way of advocating for the foster care system. She opened up about her personal struggles saying, “All a child needs is one person to love them forever. Forever. I had a teacher in eighth grade, her name was Pat Meravel. My Mom had died and my dad had his challenges and you know we were not cared for kids and she really loved me back to life. No one had ever said ‘I love you’ to me. No one had ever hugged me,” Rosie shared. Check out this video to see what else Rosie revealed about her life as a foster parent, and tune in to "omg! Insider" on TV tonight for more of the latest in entertainment news.

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