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10 minutes with … Willie Aames

Actor Willie Aames is best known in his younger years as Buddy from “Charles in Charge,” Tommy on “Eight Is Enough” and later as the Christian superhero “Bibleman.” His recent book, “Grace is Enough,” was co-written with his wife, actress Maylo Upton-Aames, and tracks his journey as a Christian. Aames reveals the couple’s ups and downs and how faith helped them overcome drug addiction and other self-destructive behaviors. Some answers have been edited for length and clarity. Q: The book describes what seemed to be your attempted suicide at 3 years old.