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Taraji P. Henson is one of America’s most beloved actresses. The Empire star has had quite a year being recognized for her work. Taraji won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Series, an Emmy for Best Drama Actress as well as the BET Award for Best Actress. She can now add author to her resume. The 13-chapter book (which includes fabulous and intimate photographs) will inspire you, make you laugh, and allow you to learn about Taraji in a dynamic way.
Source: Simon & Schuster / Back of the Book
Talking with Good Morning America, the star reveals,
“I am just the girl from around the way who had a dream and with hard work, never giving up on myself, faith and the love of my family, I made my dreams come true.”
…and she certainly has made her dreams come true. Taraji continues, ” I wanted this to resonate with everybody who feels like they are just from around the way, just a regular person. You can do it. You can do it!”
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If that isn’t motivation from one of the most down to earth actresses around, we don’t know what is!