October 23, 2012 9:12 PM

In new memoir, Justin Bieber’s mother shares a painful past

By now, Justin Bieber’s YouTube-to-riches story is familiar to even the most casual of culture watchers. What you probably don’t know are his mother’s struggles. Pattie Mallette, 37, has laid bare her past in a new book, “Nowhere But Up: The Story of Justin Bieber’s Mom.”

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