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Actress returns to Menlo to discuss her career

Original post made on May 1, 2012

Fortune favors the prepared, but luck and connections also have plenty to do with success in Hollywood, actress Ahna O'Reilly told students at Menlo School Monday. O'Reilly, best known for her role in last summer's Oscar-winning movie "The Help," returned to the school from which she graduated in 2003 to discuss her experiences.

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Posted by Menlo Student
a resident of Atherton
on May 1, 2012 at 9:33 pm

As a student at Menlo, going to see Ahna's interview was amazing! She was so poised and a great speaker! She was so down to earth and so humble. I was so lucky to get to talk to her afterwards, and I even got a picture with her! She's a great role model for all girls my age and I wish her continued success in her career!


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