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It was quite a ride and very conflicting for me, too - to be nominated for an Oscar, to be straight and healthy, and to
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"It was quite a ride and very conflicting for me, too - to be nominated for an Oscar, to be straight and healthy, and to be getting all these accolades while these people around me were suffering and dying from AIDS"

- Bruce Davison

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This quote by Bruce Davison talks to the clashing emotions he experienced when he was chosen for an Oscar while people around him were suffering and passing away from AIDS. It is a pointer of the unfairness of life and the disparities that exist in between those who are lucky adequate to have good health and those who are not. It also speaks to the power of the human spirit and how, even in the face of catastrophe, we can still discover delight and hope. Davison's quote is a tip that we should never ever take our good luck for granted and that we ought to constantly make every effort to assist those who are less lucky than us. It is a powerful reminder of the importance of compassion and empathy in our lives.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Bruce Davison somewhere between June 28, 1946 and today. He was a famous Actor from USA. The author also have 9 other quotes.

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