In the NBC series Who Do You Think You Are? Susan Sarandon, 63, traveled to Italy to learn all about her mother's mother, Anita, who had abandoned her 2-year-old daughter. "I had tried years before to track Anita down, so it was a small price to pay that people were discovering it as I was discovering it."

So just what did she find out about Anita? For one thing, she was very young when she became a mother. Orphaned at 10 years old, Sarandon's maternal grandmother had gotten pregnant at the age of 12 -- and gave birth to her only child at age 13. "It was a relief that she hadn't had any other children, I think that was something that would've really disturbed my mother."

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