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My sister and I are both diagnosed with second-hand smoke syndromes. We have never smoked, but we grew up with second-hand smoke our entire lives.Loni Anderson

I had a couple friends from all the different cliques in school, but my true friends were my gymnastics teammates. I grew up competing with them for ten years.Nicole Anderson

Early on, I was so impressed with Charles Dickens. I grew up in the South, in a little village in Arkansas, and the whites in my town were really mean, and rude. Dickens, I could tell, wouldn't be a man who would curse me out and talk to me rudely.Maya Angelou

For a person who grew up in the '30s and '40s in the segregated South, with so many doors closed without explanation to me, libraries and books said, 'Here I am, read me.' Over time I have learned I am at my best around books.Maya Angelou

Well, I grew up between Holland and Israel and then moved to France when I was eleven.Keren Ann

I grew up not seeing my father, and it is a hole in my heart that will never heal.Lysette Anthony

America has given me everything Australia couldn't. I grew up on a dairy farm. Now I live in Isleworth, a gated community in Orlando with Tiger Woods down the street.Stuart Appleby

I grew up speaking Spanish and English. My mother can speak Spanish, English, French and Italian, and she's pretty good at faking Portuguese. I wish that I spoke more languages than I do.Sebastian Arcelus

I'm a first generation American. My mother is Italian and Russian and a lot of other things, and my father is Uruguayan. In fact, my mother's been married twice, and both men were Uruguayan. So I grew up in a very European/Latin American-influenced home.Sebastian Arcelus

Perugia is my true fatherland because there I grew to manhood.Pietro Aretino

My brother Mark still lives in the house we grew up in.Joan Van Ark

I grew up at a time with androgyny in the 1980s; it was easy to pass under the radar as a gay may.Alexis Arquette

I grew up in a hippie commune so I have a real hippie part of me.Patricia Arquette

I grew up dancing my whole life, and I always kind of perceived that's what I would do professionally. But when I caught the acting bug, I knew I needed to go with no turning back.Jacob Artist

Brooke was special in the sense that we grew up together on that island.Christopher Atkins

I was born in Munich, and my father was stationed in Salzburg. For the first three years of my life, I lived in Austria back when the American Army was still in Austria. I grew up subsequently in posts around the country around veterans.Rick Atkinson

Although I grew up in London, I spent summers in Missouri, where my dad lived. It's quite a liberal town, Kansas City. You'd be surprised.Hayley Atwell

I grew up in the golden age of Flash Gordon and sci-fi.Margaret Atwood

I grew up with the biologists. I know how they think.Margaret Atwood

I grew up in the north woods of Canada. You had to know certain things about survival. Wilderness survival courses weren't very formalized when I was growing up, but I was taught certain things about what to do if I got lost in the woods.Margaret Atwood