From growing up in poverty to receiving the Academy Award for Best Actress,
Viola Davis’ inspiring journey is one of perseverance and faith.


“You know, I grew up in poverty. I grew up in apartments that were condemned and rat-infested, and I just always sort of wanted to be somebody and I just wanted to be good at something, so this is a miracle of god and dreaming big and just hoping that it sticks, and it did. Who knew?” – Viola Davis


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