09/12/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Molly Ringwald Remembers John Hughes

IN life, there is always that special person who shapes who you are, who helps to determine the person you become. Very often it's a teacher, a mentor of some kind. For me, that person was John Hughes. Along with the rest of the world, I was stunned when I learned that he had died of a heart attack last week at 59.

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