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Bristol Palin to appear on 'Secret Life'

February 23, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol will make her acting debut on the ABC Family drama series, "The Secret Life of the American Teenager."The 19-year-old will play herself on the hit show.

Palin, who is probably the most well known teen mother in the U.S., will appear as a friend to the show's main character, Amy.

The show focuses heavily on how Amy's friends and family react to her unplanned pregnancy.

Bristol Palin was pregnant as her mother campaigned for vice president. She gave birth to her son, Tripp, in December 2008.

The network says the episode is scheduled to shoot and air this summer.