Junie and Jerry Chenoweth adopted little baby Kristin at only five days old. The Chenoweth family raised their new little girl in the state of Oklahoma. There, she began perfecting her singing chops and started performing in the local church circuit. She was a legend around town before she even entered high school, but even more so to this day.
Marilyn Monroe lived in various foster homes throughout her youth as her unmarried mother couldn't afford to care for them both. A family friend, Grace McKee Goddard, fostered Marilyn at age 11 and would eventually become the child's legal guardian. When she was only 16, Marilyn got married so that she could escape the foster care system and pursue her acting career. It was a long road to a good life...