Wrote "Once Upon a Time: A True Story," a book that documents her experiences on being the subject of arguably the most famous child custody case of the 20th century.Book for Fawcett Gold Medal (1985)
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Gloria Vanderbilt Stokowski
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You must always have great, secret, big fat hopes for yourself in love and in life. The bigger, the better.
Was the center of a fierce custody battle between her mother and her mother's sister-in-law, Gertrude Vanderbilt-Whitney, who was convinced Gloria's mother wan an unfit parent. Mrs. Whitney eventually gained guardianship of the then-11 year old. The incident was the basis of the mini-series Little Gloria... Happy at Last
(1982), in which Gloria was played by actress Jennifer Dundas