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But meanwhile we're privileged to have with us in studio.
We can take a break from politics for a second and talk to -- -- let.
She wrote the book nowhere but up the story of Justin -- mom it's an incredible story and it is seeks an American success story.
And one about faith and believing in yourself an evolution -- welcome to our show.
I'm thinking -- so how hard was it to go back and remember those times as a kid because grown up in Canada you -- anything but an easy life.
Yeah and you know growing up -- you know I had a lot of sexual abuse and abandonment and rejection and -- instant.
You know and drug and alcohol abuse as a teenager.
Teen suicide attempts and -- kinds of stuff happened when I was younger and dad.
Leaves early you have to remember he gives you a -- -- and disappears until your.
Nine years -- -- came back he thought you -- -- what have this relationship and then he passes away now.
Has really angry and then you go through as you mentioned.
-- really tough childhood yes.
And you're acting out and then all of -- sudden you see -- -- getting too painful you throw yourself in front of a truck.
Now what do you think you survived.
I think that that.
I think where are created kind of a plane and really -- purpose and I think that.
You know I I was meant to be able to share my story in to help other people get through -- -- -- attacking.
And you do do do by the way -- very -- truck driver managed to avoid -- he don't get hit and people witnessed it you go get help.
You're in rehab and then you find yourself pregnant at 17 -- and that pregnancy eighteenth at eighteen excuse me.
And you go through to Bethesda and -- Sam to have this you use against him to have this baby you know how tough it's going to be how tough was that decision.
Hearing a lot of pressure to to have an abortion and so -- Barely eighteen and you know emotionally stunted growth so I was really wasn't in the chair.
I -- -- -- -- to be piano piano so.
I don't know I just.
I just determined that I had to to have this baby and had to do it.
And so I I lived in a pregnancy home the whole entire time that I had him.
He created almost -- -- -- people pulling for you people caring about you know you have Justin and you try to make QA with very little money with your mom supporting him.
When did you realize that they -- you had.
Was everybody thinks -- special and they -- But when -- that you had had some extraordinary talent imagines hyper little my little boy never it would literally bouncing off the walls loved sports.
Yeah he asked he never stopped.
And he's always go -- Played.
I'll start travel soccer hockey and and that that is going to be naturally but we -- had music in the house.
So you know -- Have friends over and jamming playing guitar and singing and writing music and -- he was always kind of vision and complete sense it's a little bongo drum.
And he you know -- and planet goat skin.
Go two rounds and he perfectly.
Right and perfect perfect timing yeah.
And see again you're the musician I'm not -- -- I -- -- timing yet perfect timing your musically oriented and then he he onetime eagle went to Toronto.
And you they have a kiosk is almost a video players -- six years old yes and what do you notice about him as you decide to -- -- Well they have this I'm -- speakers' corner and say you would go -- you can.
Rant and rave about whatever you wind you can come and sing a song he can just do whatever and you get like two minutes and they just played them.
Parts that they want you out of -- she's.
And -- he's -- ENTV Saturday he -- pay your two dollars and marrying me going nannies in the Booth and he takes others and they John and it starts beating on -- And he says for any means Justin -- don't -- I'm sixty years but not companies that -- in this the end and down.
And just people here complain is MH at the time -- and then gets -- little crowd outside in south and you know after he he did on that on camera he came on he started.
-- is Sunday and -- mean.
-- outside debate and people start.
Given a money puts down his hat and the there is so cute and they start putting in money as he's basking in and that's a started this whole.
In -- -- the street performance.
That yet in -- that and I know Europe and that they -- -- asking so when you play music on the street.
In just to fast forward a little by the way are we talking to patty Miller at the mom of Justin Bieber is gonna bring -- new book out called nowhere but up for those of you are struggling I think there's no light at the end of the tunnel.
Read this book you gonna feel great about yourself.
So you -- he comes home one day and he says mama got into the singing competition and you -- you -- addition we -- to do with soccer hockey.
It's not it's singing.
Can any you know he's he's not perfectly very impressive he doesn't win the contest but he gets a lot of attention.
You point out that he was crushed he didn't win even though he's only -- Well -- and yet he was twelve going up against.
You know sixteen an eighteen year rounds who he never had a singing lesson he never sang in front many -- -- before and these people had been.
You know years of experience sell for him to come in second place he now these people he did amazing.
-- he do something else you wanna communicate -- your mom and it is family woody still and a good Justin as he started getting YouTube channel.
These are posting some videos on that.
Yeah his grandmother and I'm his stats I've lived in British Columbia in another province so.
Everybody else from the Stanley were able to come in watch watch his competitions soon.
We and and she couldn't -- -- he said mom.
You know let's let's put the videos online so I put him up on YouTube and you know tag them for her to -- -- them and see them.
And so -- and strangers who wanted to see somebody singing -- -- he was singing started giving his videos and then they just went Ireland.
And exchanges started commenting and questions -- So you love -- he's -- Katy seemed so talented people are responding to on the other spying on you to.
We at one point patty were you saying to yourself I have a global sensation on my hands.
Yeah well I think you know I was -- and to see everybody.
Kind of go crazy and and you know want to hear him sing another song and it was just it was thought he was really popular online in and I never thought about him you know doing this as occurring in what was the first big break.
And what we started getting calls in and people -- did.
And talk to them or come on a talk show or.
-- you know different managers were interested and so when scooter -- When is trying to fine and he.
You know called.
My tough you know got a -- -- my top front on MySpace the school board -- he has great Anthony never met you know he's really trying to track -- down.
And down you know when we finally caught I called them to get rid of -- this make him stop calling for an unknown number in and have talked contempt for about 200.
Signed with -- yeah.
And he's your manager that led you to -- -- error right now can't.
And how has it -- -- everything about how much your life has changed from someone who did not know where the next meal was coming from.
A couch for a hundred dollars.
Paying a 125 dollars a month to -- apartment to where your right now.
It's it's unbelievable it's its nine day it's so amazing herself last and you believe -- your faith had a lot to do with it.
I -- in what way.
You know I think that.
And just in so many ways at one when I was.
When I was in the hospital for turning commences and I Qaeda and to -- desperation some kind of -- really got to come in.
You know how mean during the apple and process -- -- time I just said.
What could you possibly do with -- Country what could you possibly do and then just seeing him unfold on innocent me challenging.
Got to say here it says says can you promise -- and just watching him provide over and over.
Down the utility ever since -- until Justin what you went through before he wrote this book what your childhood was like.
Yeah X when when he was twelve years old I I -- -- sharing my story so I let him hear it for the first time when he was twelve and attack and then.
You know as we -- to dialogue open and I told them that I wanted to write this book and he was -- -- the understanding and and he put the phone.
He wrote the forward and do you wary about his stardom came so quick so young year old these nightmare stories especially.
You let these Disney stores.
And may have trouble adjusting to him to fame and fortune how is just an adjusted what have you -- what is agrees challenge has some.
-- -- You know I was really scared of him coming in this industry because of all the horror stories.
And that I just it's really important thing to keep and surrounded.
With good people and so far he's made great decisions and he's got -- you know scooters manager and and you know everybody on this team their their great people so I think can think he's you know -- of course -- -- -- He's eighteen just for -- -- -- Does he cry for me was an island has and I had a hand slapped him and does he -- normalcy.
Some days he -- -- he wants his privacy any he wants to just have.
You know the pressure is -- -- -- non black.
And it is going to be possible again you know I mean but what is norm that's my sense is he more than most people.
One loves the performance more than does the things.
He he would eat he.
Doesn't need graduation as much as he likes to perform right that's impression I get -- yeah he loves he loves the performance he loves that.
The stepping on -- ten and be able to perform for everybody but then when he's off the state.
I tell a story.
One of the first times he performed on stage was opening up for Taylor Swift when he comes out on stage and have backstage she's planes taking game and they -- Testing and you know half -- I'm -- earnings -- can go out you -- when a warmup and get ready so he's playing -- taking gimmick.
After taking game you can go to and stages the first time you're going in front of thousands of people this is just wait I'm going to be my high score and then like.
Ten minutes five minutes two minutes he's still -- -- suggesting two minutes ago when you beat out on that -- often McCain.
And he says to sneak -- on -- some fun crowds to Mike and walks of rain down on stage and sent.
Like knowing there's nothing -- -- gets upstaged.
Gets in the car screaming girls shaking the car and he's on the sponsoring hammer.
As a gallon.
But that's incredible its just amazing how -- -- to step into it.
Right and then ran out of that and -- it had his incredible too because I know we know people don't want mistake about it look at TMZ was on the other day he was driving.
Talk and one of the reporters why -- following me and then his relationship with Selena Gomez I see that and Entertainment Tonight Access Hollywood.
Does that stuff concern you.
As opposed to the performance which he's in control.
And the other stuff in which he's now.
You know I think that.
It comes with the territory he he's pretty good with being able to handle it in and it's that part stinks but.
It is what it is.
It's it's part of the evidence that is -- is considering when it could be -- for you what's next.
You're so young and you've already been through so much -- -- for you I am I'm working on -- version.
And town and get some static -- questions and really why I wrote it right to make a difference and make people -- you know help them and so I really wanna get them in -- And -- and you know the part portion of the proceeds going to the 501 C three.
And -- -- about a foundation that I'm just in the middle of creating right now and I'm going to -- -- things that I went through the token alcohol.
Abuse and then single mother and single parent homes and down.
Stuff like that.
Well it's great and of course in the Christian groups in and -- that faith groups would really embraces -- your story.
Nowhere but up as the name of the book the story just -- -- mom Patti Miller thanks so much for coming and he can go look at the tour thank you enjoy yourself -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And then Steve -- comes in.
And patty good luck -- -- back.
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