President Reagan grew up with all the challenges that can come with having an alcoholic father -- financial hardship, emotional turmoil, unpredictable home life, and moving from town to town.
Yet he became one of the most revered leaders in American history. How?
Ronald Reagan's mother was a woman of great faith and optimism, a tireless worker, a woman of compassion, and a constant source of love.
She helped her two sons love and respect their father. And she taught her boys, in word and deed, that life's hardships can be blessings in disguise.
This short video has precious insights into President Reagan's childhood.