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3 Lessons From That Guy Who Tweeted He’d Win an Oscar 8 Years Before He Did

Matthew A. Cherry predicted his idea for ‘Hair Love’ was Oscar-worthy — and he was right

Matthew A. Cherry poses with the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film for ‘Hair Love’ at the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 9, 2020. Photo: Rich Fury/VF20/Getty Images

ItIt may have seemed like bravado when director Matthew A. Cherry — a former football player with a few music videos and low-budget indie movies to his name — told the world that he would one…




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Indrani Sen

Indrani Sen

Editorial director at Medium, mom, gardener, cook. Formerly at Quartz.

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