Myrdith Leon Mccormack: Falling for Vanessa Bell Calloway At ABFF
Huffington Post - over 5 years
Since the age of six, I knew what I wanted to be. Fashion, beauty... you name it. I wanted to be in the midst of it all. I recall pulling pictures from magazines of Beverly Johnson, Iman, Brooke Shields, Cheryl Tiegs, and Lauren Hutton. To know and be able to identify your place in life at an early age is quite rewarding. The challenge is laying out the plan that will get you to your final destination. You must strategize your every move, so that your path is clear.
For people of color, it has never been an easy path. From the beginning, our roads have been paved with hardship, difficulty, and for some, ultimately success. So, when I meet a person of color that has been able to jump through the hurdles of life, and to come out with minor bruises, I applaud them. When I met Vanessa Bell Calloway, I wanted to give her a standing ovation. She is an extraordinary actress, dancer, philanthropist, motivator, mentor, wife, and mother.
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