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Morgan Freeman: The 'Invictus' Interview

Morgan on Mandela, Mirrors, Mississippi and More

Morgan Freeman was born in Memphis, Tenn. on June 1, 1937, but raised from infancy in Charleston, Miss. by his paternal grandmother. Every summer as a young child, he would visit his parents who had moved to Chicago, which is where he developed his love of the cinema.

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Gabby Sidibe: The 'Precious' Interview

Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe was born in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn in 1983 to R&B/Gospel singer Alice Tan Ridley, and Ibnou Sidibe, a cab driver from Senegal. After her parents separated, Gabby was raised in Harlem by her mother who supported the family by teaching Special Ed and by singing in the subway.

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