"Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is characterized by the willingness to work hard a desire for excellence and a belief in our right and our responsiblity to be equal members of society."
"As a child I had to get up early for school or work. Id get ready by myself. Id set my alarm to wake me up very early in the morning and be off to work the family driver driving me every morning. I did it alone my parents never coming in to wake me up."
"By age seven I used to comb my hair for performances just pull my hair up into a bun. Granted it wasnt a very intricate hairstyle. Still to be that responsible and disciplined at age seven is unusual."
"I think its been a little difficult at times for the audience because theyve told me they see me as a family member. So to see your little sister sing about sex... I think they are pretty used to it now."