See how the Vanity Fair star went from Nashville schoolgirl to Hollywood A-lister. By Serena Kappes
Updated: Tuesday Aug 31, 2004 | 06:00 AM EDT
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Witherspoon's role model for managing work and family is her mom, Betty, a professor of nursing. "My mother was working a 10-hour day and picking up her kids and cooking dinner and balancing the workload with her husband," she says.
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