Kerry Washington on Her Career and Exciting Fall Projects

Kerry Washington on Her Career and Exciting Fall Projects

So Kerry, 2022 has been a {trip|journey|excursion|vacation}. {There’s|There is|There is certainly|You will find|You can find} a {lot|great deal|good deal|whole lot|ton|large amount} {going|heading|likely} on in the {world|globe|planet|entire world|earth|environment}. What does this {current|present|existing|recent|latest|present-day} {period|time period|period of time|interval} of time {look|appear|search|seem|glance|glimpse} like and {feel|really feel|truly feel|come to feel|sense|experience} like for you?

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{Totally|Completely|Entirely|Absolutely|Fully|Thoroughly}.

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Oh, in what {ways|methods|techniques|approaches|strategies|means}? Share. 

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