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By Bryan Cranston

A poignant, intimate, humorous, inspiring memoir—both a coming-of-age tale and a meditation on creativity, devotion, and craft—from Bryan Cranston, liked and acclaimed megastar of 1 of history’s such a lot profitable television exhibits, Breaking undesirable.

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I did. The filter plopped out of its resting place and I handed it to him. As I steadied myself about eight feet off the ground, I heard crinkling.

When my dad brought prop guns home, we loved to play war. All the boys in the neighborhood were always battling the Germans or the Japanese or the American Indians. We didn舗t really understand history or war or why these people were our enemies. That舗s just the way things were. 舡 Every time I heard that for years to come, I clenched. Walter Cronkite was on the screen, somber. m. 舡 I remember how Cronkite took off his glasses. He wasn舗t a stoical journalist anymore. The mask came off. He was just a man, overcome by the size and shock of the loss.

My dad gave chase, honking, and at a stoplight he pulled up alongside the spiffy car and rolled down his window and started yelling. 舡 This guy was young舒much younger than my dad. 舡 They turned the corner and parked behind some stores. Stay here, my dad instructed my brother and me. We were terrified, clutching each other. My dad got out of the car. The other man got out of his car. He was tall and well built. Much taller than my dad. But my dad marched right over to him and punched him in the face.

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