Rita Moreno’s Life and Career Detailed in New Doc

#BoricuaPride … There is a sense with Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It that a national treasure is at last getting her due.”

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In “Rita Moreno’s Life and Career Detailed in New Doc: ‘She Was the One Who Gave Us Representation,’”Seth Abramovitch (The Hollywood Reporter) writes, “With ‘Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It,’ the 89-year-old EGOT winner gets her due as a trailblazing Latinx icon.”

“An EGOT? What good’s an EGOT? An EGOT doesn’t fill a deeper need to be loved and taken care of,” says Rita Moreno.

The 89-year-old screen icon — one of only 16 people to win a competitive Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony, aka an “EGOT” — is reflecting on her doomed affair with Marlon Brando, whom she met in 1954 on the set of the historical romanceDésirée. After years of infidelity and heartache, the couple self-destructed when Moreno got pregnant and Brando insisted she get an abortion. That led to Moreno swallowing a bottle of sleeping pills she’d found in…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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