WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, June 1st, Sharing Miracles -- a 30-minute public affairs television program that tells the compelling and inspirational stories of real patients -- will feature Deborah Gibson, an extraordinary entertainer who burst onto the music scene at just 16 years old and quickly became a worldwide star. The show also debuts Sunday in four new markets -- New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Albuquerque, New Mexico -- and now shows on 115 television stations across the United States.
Deborah, or "Debbie" as she was originally known to her millions of fans, is an American pop music icon. She still holds the Guinness record as the youngest artist in chart history to write, produce and perform a number one song, "Foolish Beat."
More recently, Deborah has starred in Pop Goes Broadway, which a critic hailed as a "spectacular ... must-see" musical revue. "There simply aren't enough superlatives" to do the Harrah's Resort Atlantic City show justice, wrote the Courier-Post, of Cherry Hill, NJ.
Fans first met Deborah in 1986, when she signed her first recording contract with Atlantic Records, and later that year released her first hit, "Only In My Dreams." Six months later, her first album, "Out of the Blue," went triple platinum. Recording eight hit singles and two multi-platinum albums, Deborah Gibson became a household name and international pop phenomenon before turning 18.
But the demanding work load and lifestyle of a pop idol would take its toll on the young star. During her high school graduation party, Deborah suffered her first panic attack. She would go on to suffer from anxiety and depression for more than three years until finally seeking treatment. These days Gibson is a successful Broadway star and recording artist, and she uses her position to spread the message of hope for others who suffer from anxiety and depression.
Gibson's stressful experience as a child celebrity is n
|SOURCE Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America|
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