Rosie Perez Honors the Women Who Raised Her | 2017 MAKERS Conference

Rosie Perez opens up about living with a mother with a mental illness and enduring years of physical abuse at a Catholic orphanage in an emotional speech that honors the women who saw "a light" in her during her darkest times. The actor and activist delivered her candid monologue as part of Kathy Najimy's series "Real.Life.Stories" at the 2017 MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

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