Joy – An Italian American Dream

The Italian Tribune explores the life of Joy Mangano, the inspiration behind Jennifer Lawrence's Oscar-nominated performance.

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The Academy Award nominations are out and Jennifer Lawrence has received the nomination for Best Actress for her portrayal of Joy Mangano in the movie Joy.

The movie Joy is not entirely the factual story of the QVC and Home Shopping Network sales maven Joy Mangano, but her struggles as a single mother, vision and determination as an inventor are certainly true enough.

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