Finding Me: An Oprah's Book Club Pick

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from the audition process - to attending the damn school as a BLACK women who felt she was being asked to HIDE her BLACKNESS— to fit in. a little luck (impossible without the work), ‘very’ interesting details about the BUSINESS of being a working actor …. One of the many takeaways for me is the understanding of just how hard it is for actors to “make it”. To have gotten away in any semblance of life and still be so strong, put so much of herself into others, and be so caring and kind.

I’m guessing every reader will continue thinking about this book long after finishing it - certain sections more than others (all for varied reasons)…. Privation affected Viola's health as well, and some time later she had fibroid surgery and a hysterectomy. I would assume that it wouldn't be that way because most actors seem to begin there; however, based on commentary and financial gains from each I understand the differences more. She explores several relationships she has involving her family and how those relationships have changed and developed over the years and I just think she did a wonderful job detailing her childhood and how it has affected her later into her career.In the course of playing Annalise, I understood that I was no longer and never was that ugly Black nigga. The descriptions of the living conditions of her home are hard to wrap one’s head around, but despite her parents having their hands full with their own demons, Viola managed to get some support from siblings and programs offered to her which helped to build her self-esteem, incentivized her to change the course of her life, propelling her toward achieving her dreams. I have always thought Viola Davis is a wonderful actress but after having read this, I think she is a much better person than me - or at least a more forgiving one. To the lioness hard working kick ass, talented, determined, authentic powerhouse inspiring human being….

Following her gap year, during which Viola became a "professional actress", she went on to Juilliard School in New York City. She wants you to understand that even winning this fight is not enough, because what matters most is coming to terms with all you’ve been through to experience true freedom. Viola Davis is one of the best actors of this generation and has won multiple awards in acting, like Oscar, Emmy, and Tony. Please include what you were doing when this page came up and the Cloudflare Ray ID found at the bottom of this page. I believe her story probably has potential to be great but I personally could not enjoy it in this casual, overly descriptive narrative format.

All the attributes that are attached to being a woman-desirable, vulnerable, needing to be rescued-don't apply to us. The older children were raised by their grandparents until Mae Alice could no longer stand to hear stories of them being beaten in school, and sent for them to come to Rhode Island. Paul listened to ‘parts’ - but not all of this book —-(he and I had several conversations—but he missed a lot of poignant parts)….

She wants to connect and communicate to the reader what’s it’s like to come from poverty, to live in fear, to fight for your life.In 2001 Viola won a Tony Award for King Hedley II, and then the 2008 movie 'Doubt' marked her transition from stage actor to film/Hollywood actor. Connecting my military PTSD from where it began during service of the nation to a meaning of unexpected importance.

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