Thomas Clement "Tommy" Douglas PC CC SOM was a Canadian social-democratic politician and Baptist minister. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1935 as a member of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation . He left federal politics to become the Saskatchewan CCF's leader and then the seventh Premier of Saskatchewan from 1944 to 1961. His government was the first social-democratic government in North America, and it introduced the continent's first single-payer, universal health care program.
Taraji Penda Henson is an American actress, singer and author. She studied acting at Howard University and began her Hollywood career in guest-roles on several television shows before making her breakthrough in Baby Boy . She received praise for playing a prostitute in Hustle & Flow and a single mother of a disabled child in David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button ; for the latter, she received Academy Award, SAG Award and Critics Choice Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress; for the former, she received a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture nomination. In 2010, she appeared in the action comedy Date Night and co-starred in the remake of The Karate Kid.
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon is an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur. She is the recipient of several awards, including an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a BAFTA Award and two Golden Globe Awards. Born in New Orleans and raised in Tennessee, she began her career as a child actress, making her professional screen debut in The Man in the Moon , for which she was nominated for a Young Artist Award. Following breakout roles in Desperate Choices: To Save My Child and Jack the Bear , she starred in the comedy-drama Pleasantville , for which she won the Young Hollywood Award for Breakthrough Performance. Her leading role of Tracy Flick in Election was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.
Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty in the nude, and in forms. This is true of bodies; but when we speak of feelings, beauty is in their spirituality, and grace in their moderation.Joseph Joubert
Without realizing it, the individual composes his life according to the laws of beauty even in times of greatest distress.Milan Kundera