Oscar-nominee Mickey Rourke opens up about his relationship with his stepfather in a book called 'One Can Make a Difference: How Simple Actions Can Change the World,' from PETA president Ingrid E. Newkirk and FOXNews.com has exclusive excerpts.

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My stepfather used to crack my head just because he felt like it. He was big, very big, and mean. And he was physically abusive to my mother," Rourke wrote.