In a world exclusive, astonishingly candid interview, Farrah Fawcett pours out her heart about her dramatic battle to save her 16-year-old son from the clutches of a drug dealer.

The brave superstar tells how she rushed her only child Redmond to the emergency room after he was injected with an overdose of deadly “speed” and cocaine — and how she staged a scary face-to-face confrontation with the drug pusher.

For the first time, the blonde beauty also discloses the startling reason she split with Ryan O’Neal after nearly 17 years — and divulges how he is doing in his battle with leukemia.

You can read all about Farrah’s turmoil and triumph in the gripping don’t-miss issue of The ENQUIRER on sale now at newsstands everywhere.