With the sad news that Shirley Temple passed away yesterday, tributes have been rolling in for the beloved star. Melissa Joan Hart even Instagrammed the above photo of herself with Temple. But both being child stars isn’t their only connection — Hart produced the 2001 ABC television movie Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story based on Temple’s autobiography.
Below, in her own words, Hart remembers her meeting with the legend and what she’s learned from her idol.
Happy Landings on a Chocolate Bar — Goodbye Shirley by Melissa Joan Hart READ FULL STORY