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Debra Messing: How ‘Dirty Dancing’ changed my life


Emmy winner Debra Messing, who plays a New York City detective on “The Mysteries of Laura,” tells TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie that her son has “grown up on set” and shares a photo of his massive backpack, warning he’ll get a bad back “like his mama.” She also says she’s excited to have joined the cast of the upcoming remake of “Dirty Dancing,” recalling how powerfully she related to Jennifer Grey’s character in the iconic 1987 film.