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Brits in LA Turn 9 Years Old!

Meet A Member Olympia LePoint

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Meet Olympia LePoint, with family from the U.K. and France, who moved to LA over 20 years ago to pursue a career in Science and Science Entertainment. 


Was there a particular reason you chose LA ? My mother chose Los Angeles when I was a young person. My mother is French, and my father has British and American heritage. And, I spoke English with a mixed accent. Needless to say, very few Americans could understand me, so I mastered a clear way to communicate with everyone using my voice. And when I was older, I contemplated living elsewhere. But Los Angeles continued to call me. I was hired to work as a mathematician and rocket scientist launching rockets for NASA, directly after my university graduation. When the Space Shuttle program ended, Los Angeles remained my home, because I found creative ways to use my voice. This Hollywood capital has allowed me to host my Radio show Answers Unleashed, become a TED speaker, write for The Huffington Post and be seen on NBC, CBS, Dr. Drew and PB…

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