Children and Show Business?

I live in a factory town. The product here is television, don’t get me started on how all the movie productions have left Los Angeles. I grew up with kids who were working actors. As an adult I became friends with more than a few folks who had spent their childhoods auditioning and sometimes working. I watch the kids in the neighborhood go off to casting calls, and spend summers on set. I’m not enchanted by Hollywood, and I haven’t made a secret of believing that children shouldn’t be on …