In this video, Vivica A. Fox talks about the impact her mother had on her life, her faith, and leaving home to become a star. The actress was born in South Bend, Indiana, and left the state at the age of 17 to become an actress. She has since starred in many films including Kill Bill, Independence Day, and Two Can Play That Game.
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