Martha Nix Wade

Martha Nix Wade

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Martha Nix Wade
Born Martha Aileen Nix
(1967-09-26) September 26, 1967 (age 51)
Orange County, California,
United States
Occupation Actress/Author/Speaker
Spouse(s) Gary Wade (1993-present)

s of Our Lives and Serena Burton on the CBS drama The Waltons.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Wade began acting at an early age. At age 7, she landed the role of Janice Horton on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives. While experiencing success as a child actress, Wade was being sexually molested by a neighbor. She details how she overcame the abuse in her 2011 autobiography, My Secret Life: A Truthful Look at a Child Actor’s Victory Over Sexual Abuse.[2] She and her husband, Gary, are the parents of 2 children.

A Quarter Blue[edit]

In 2007, Wade created the not-for-profit organization A Quarter Blue,[3] with the goals of stopping childhood sexual abuse through education and empowering survivors to begin the process of healing. Based in Orange, California, A Quarter Blue offers resources and training opportunities.



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