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EMMA THOMPSON

Thompson endured several rounds of in vitro fertilization before welcoming daughter Gaia, now 15, at age 40 – and it was all worth it. "Even now, when things are bad I go back and I remember the birth process," the actress told U.K.'s Guardian. "It's like a well from which I draw strength.”