Oscar winner Graham Moore’s direct line to the Obama White House

February 23, 2015 11:58 PM

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Perhaps the most moving moment of Sunday’s Academy Awards came during author Graham Moore’s acceptance speech for writing “The Imitation Game” screenplay.

Moore brought the Oscar audience to its feet when he shared that as a teenager he’d tried to commit suicide because he felt “weird and different.” He implored young people watching at home who felt like outsiders to believe that one day they too will have their moment.

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