One of seven children born to Nigerian parents, Adepero Oduye (pronounced "Add-eh-pair-o Oh-due-yay") was raised in Brooklyn, NY. It was her father's dream for all his children to become doctors, which led Oduye to take up medicine at Cornell University even though she was not fully invested in her studies. During her junior year of college, Oduye'...
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