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Jamie Foxx on using your talents
Actor Jamie Foxx endured plenty of hardship growing up, including abandonment by his parents. But loving grandparents raised him and, later, famous entertainers mentored him.
Music was his ticket out of poverty. That and a career-launching impression of Ronald Reagan. Foxx’s determination to be the best in his field drove him, eventually landing him an Oscar-winning role as Ray Charles. His take on “You’re given things for a reason. You have to use your position to do good. What are you doing it for otherwise? : leadership “I’m not really here to make money,” says Foxx. “I want to make history. I try to use what I’ve been given.” — Adapted from “The Man Who Invented Jamie Foxx,” Dotson Rader, Parade.
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