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Two years ago, actress Denise Laurel temporarily left a promising career in show business to play the biggest role she was yet to play -- that of a mother, to her now two-year-old son Alejandro.
In the August issue of Smart Parenting, she corrects the public's impression that she was 'in hiding' during this interesting stage. She also tells us about her near-death experience giving birth, and why the notion that women who give birth out of wedlock are sayang makes her furious.
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