Rhode Island’s Viola Davis honored by Meryl Streep, Women in Film

Viola Davis, right, and Meryl Streep.


Viola Davis, right, and Meryl Streep.

Rhode Islander Viola Davis, who visited her alma mater last month to give the commencement speech to Central Falls High School grads, gave her friend Meryl Streep some love before the 2012 Crystal + Lucy Awards presented by Women in Film in Los Angeles. Streep was there to present Davis with the 2012 Crystal Award for Excellence in Film.

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