A Life Lived \ 15: Carrie Fisher

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Carrie Fisher is best known for her role as Star Wars' iconic feminist hero Princess Leia. But before she ruled over Alderaan, she grew up here on earth as Beverly Hills royalty. In the spotlight her whole life, Carrie battled demons, family feuds, drug addiction and bipolar disorder - all while navigating a successful Hollywood career. Through turbulent relationships and personal heartache her rebellious spirit would remain - and inspire millions. 

Stephanie Okupniak is joined by Carrie's brother Todd for a look at the remarkable life of a woman who not only survived but thrived when all the forces were against her.