She was cast as Gwen on Parenthood on the one-year anniversary of finishing chemo, and this interview was conducted on her one-year "Cancer Birthday." Rose likes to say that this is her cancer storyline coming full circle.
Right when I think there are little to no heartstrings left to pull, "Parenthood" thrusts me into another emotional tornado, making me watch Julia break down in an empty hospital room. Tears. Everywhere.