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See Rare Photos of Lupita Nyong'o Onstage at Yale

See Rare Photos of Lupita Nyong'o Onstage at Yale

Originally posted 03/05/2014 12:15PM

Before she nabbed the Best Supporting Actress award for 12 Years A Slave at the 2014 Oscars – and became one of Hollywood's rising style icons in the process – Lupita Nyong'o honed her craft at the Yale School of Drama.

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