How Did the Academy Awards® Statue Get the Nname
It isn't clear, but one commonly accepted theory is that Margaret Herrick,
the Academy librarian, commented that the statue looked like her uncle Oscar.
After a reporter printed her observation, the name stuck. In 1939, the Academy
officially started using the name.
All of us experience things that completely hit the reset button on our lives. For Nate Berkus, it was surviving the 2004 tsunami that took the life of his partner, photographer Fernando Bengoechea. Here, the designer shares some of the lessons he learned about hanging on and moving forward.