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MARTIN SHEEN'S FAITH

Former Hollywood bad boy Martin Sheen says watching his son, Charlie Sheen, lead a similarly decadent life fills him with remorse. He worries that he learned to be a father too late. He particularly regrets his failure to share his faith. "I never lost my faith," Sheen says. "But I felt for a time that I had outgrown the church. Now it is a bone of contention in my soul that I did not share my faith with my kids, as my parents did with me. It was a source of grace when I needed it. I have been greatly nurtured and inspired by my faith."

[Electronic Telegraph interview with Martin Sheen. Larson, C. B., & Ten Elshof, P. (2008). 1001 illustrations that connect (292). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House.]

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