How Empire's Taraji P. Henson Turned $700 into Hollywood Stardom

Gomez, Patrick
March 2015
People.com;3/5/2015, pN.PAG
"People thought I was crazy," Henson tells PEOPLE of moving to Hollywood with her son at the age of 26


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