There's no holding her back
Gabourey blasted on the scene and garnered a lot of attention for her lead role in Precious, which was nominated for Best Picture. If you haven’t seen the film or read the book, it’s based on Push and you are in for some heartbreak. I couldn’t stop crying, and Gabourey’s performance was heartbreaking and inspiring.
16-year-old Precious is pregnant for the second time by her own father. She’s illiterate and abused by her mother. She wants to get out of her awful life and goes to an alternative school that she embraces as much as it embraces her.
There’s no holding her back