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Executive Producer: Under the Dome, A Gifted Man, Law & Order: SVU, ER. Founder of ActionLab.org and social justice advocate.
Father/veteran/Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter/Tony, Oscar and Emmy Award–winning actor/social activist
Lives with dyslexia
Lives with ADHD
Academy Award–winning actor
Co-CEO of William Morris Endeavor/father
Co-creator, executive producer and writer of Glee and American Horror Story
ABC Shark Tank mogul/entrepreneur
Lives with ADHD and OCD
Lieutenant governor of California/father
ADHD and autism mom
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