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The Daily News talks to Cherie Currie, now a mom who lives in the Valley suburb of West Hills. Currie was the lead singer of The Runaways from 1975 to 1977; that's her in the center of the photo next to Joan Jett. You've heard "Cherry Bomb," right? That's Cherie rocking with The Runaways.

Reassuringly (at least to us), Cherie still hasn't lost her edge. She may be a 40-something divorced ex-actress, but she's still dangerous. She is now a woodcarver who makes mermaids and tiki heads. Oh, shut up, she doesn't whittle. She wields a blowtorch. And a chainsaw.