Debbie and Carrie in 1972, five years before the Star Wars phenomenon.
“It’s heartbreaking to watch someone you love struggle so,” Debbie once said of Carrie’s battle with bipolar disorder. “As a mother, I find the hardest thing for me is to love my daughter and not to intervene in her life. I want to do everything humanly possible to keep my girl out of pain, to pick her up when she’s down. If I could, I would suffer for her.”