Selenis Leyva, Success with a Purpose

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09:  Actress Selenis Leyva arrives to New York Magazine & The Cut Fashion Week Party at The High Line on September 9, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images for New York Magazine)

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