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She's a major movie star who is great friends with Drew Barrymore and is on the board of Declare Yourself (www.DeclareYourself.com), a campaign created to raise the awareness of voting. Cameron Diaz makes a passionate plea to the country—why it's important for each and every one of us to vote.

"I feel like apathy did not create this country, but it is definitely going to destroy it…. We can all say, 'Well, it doesn't matter to me, because, you know, it doesn't affect me. Nobody ever does anything for me.' … This country isn't about other people doing stuff for you. It's about you doing it for yourself. That's what this country was built on."
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FROM: Oprah's Voting Party
Published on September 29, 2004

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