Ann Curry quote

"I try to do stories that make a difference -- stories that affect the way people think, stories that people need to hear -- and usually what drives me is to do stories about people who have no voice, people who have no political power, people who are overlooked by society."

Ann Curry

Born: November 19, 1956

Occupation: Television Personality

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When people say negative things or speculate, you can't help but feel hurt.

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