• SANDRA & JESSE photo | Jesse James, Sandra Bullock

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Published: Tuesday December 30, 2014 11:00 AM EST



2010 turned out to be the best of times and the worst of times for Sandra Bullock, who split from husband Jesse James after learning eight days after her triumphant Oscar win that he cheated on her. Though blindsided by James's infidelities and the sudden end of her five-year marriage, Bullock found love with a "new man" in her life – adopted son Louis, whom she shared with the world in April on the cover of PEOPLE.