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The Amazing Life Of Joaquin Phoenix
The new “Joker” movie has brought attention back to one of Hollywood’s most interesting celebrities, Joaquin Phoenix.
He’s a proven talet whether embodying country music icon Johnny Cash in Walk the Line down to his distinctive singing voice, to the vicious sadism of the Emperor in Gladiator.
Joaquin Phoenix has proven that his range is virtually unmatched but his rise to fame might not be what you expect.
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When you think of America, one of the first images that come to mind is New York City. It was built on big, bold ideas. The vision of past leaders kept New Yorkers in town and captured the imaginations of millions from around the world who came here to “make it.”
However, the “Big Apple” might not be all it used to be according to residents.
Mara Gay, a native New Yorker who has reported on the streets of this city for seven years, questions where all that vision is today. She argues that New York’s current leaders need to bring big ambition and hustle to serve their residents. She supplies ideas of what vision could look like to a mayor whose reluctant homecoming offers dim hope for the city. New Yorkers, she says, deserve more.
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This man built a beautiful off-grid cabin with the help of friends for $65,000 CAD including the cost of the land. There was no road access to his lot so he had to bring in all of the building materials using a 4-wheeler with a small trailer, and then load them on a material elevator to bring them up a cliff to where he wanted to build his home.