She Is Most Known For Her Beauty, But Once Told Would Never Be More Than A Secretary, Let Her Be A Lesson

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It’s the people who put on the bigest smiles that are often hiding the biggest secrets. They smile through the pain and continue to suffer in silence. The case is no different for the world’s biggest beauty icon.

From the beginning of her life to the end, Marilyn Monroe lived a heartbreaking life. Yet, her climb to sucess shows that you can come from nothing, even be unwanted by your parents, only end up being desired by the whole world. Here is her targic yet inspiring story.

A Childhood Of Loneliness

Norma Jeane Baker, future film star Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962), on the beach as a toddler with her mother Gladys Baker, circa 1929

Silver Screen Collection / Getty

Silver Screen Collection / Getty

​Marilyn was born to a father and two half siblings she didn’t even know about till she was 12 years old. Her mother was already separated when she was born and didn’t have the mental or financial capacity to raise her by herself. She was actually diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia.

Instead, Marilyn was passed around between orphanages, foster family, family members, and friends of her mothers. This made her become very shy and anxious.