'Leggy Blonde': Aviva Drescher of 'Real Housewives' looks back

Feb. 27, 2014 at 11:56 AM ET

Video: Aviva Drescher, one the “Real Housewives of New York City” on Bravo, has penned a memoir, “Leggy Blonde,” in which she discusses the tragedies and triumphs of her life, including how she lost a leg in a childhood accident. She says even though it was a tragic event, it’s helped her realize she can get through anything.

Read an excerpt from "Leggy Blonde: A Memoir"

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