Book: Knowing Jesse
Interview: Marianne Leone, actress and author
Soon after Jesse Cooper was born, he had a cerebral hemorrhage that left him with cerebral palsy -- non-verbal and suffering frequent seizures.
In her new book, Knowing Jesse, actress and writer Marianne Leone recalls her son, and her fight to give him a full and meaningful life.
Leone appeared in the HBO series The Sopranos. She’s married to actor Chris Cooper.