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For the Love of Lupita: Kenya's First Major Oscars Win Celebrated at Home

For the Love of Lupita: Kenya's First Major Oscars Win Celebrated at Home
"You are the pride of Africa," Kenya's president exclaimed on Twitter as he celebrated Kenya's first major Oscar win by actress Lupita Nyong'o. Nyong'o, 31, was born in Mexico to Kenyan parents but was mostly raised in Kenya. A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Nyong'o had starred in several productions in Kenya before landing her breakout role alongside Brad Pitt.
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Jason Straziuso and Tom Odula
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