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Former Alexandria actor nominated for Oscar

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After she dried her happy tears, Pat Perkins sat down and tried to take it all in.

"I don't know how to express it," said the Alexandria resident. "It's overwhelming."


Overwhelmed is what can happen when you find out one of your children has accomplished a dream they have worked for their entire life - and in the process earned recognition for that diligence and passion with the greatest honor of their profession.

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