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Lupita Nyong'o named People's 'Most Beautiful'

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  • Lupita Nyong'o, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops People's list of "World's Most Beautiful," announced Wednesday.

      Lupita Nyong'o, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops People's list of "World's Most Beautiful," announced Wednesday.
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NEW YORK -- People magazine has named Lupita Nyong'o as the "World's Most Beautiful" for 2014.

The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops the magazine's list, announced Wednesday.

Commenting on being selected for this year's cover, Nyong'o says: "It was exciting and just a major, major compliment. I was happy for all the girls who would see me on it and feel a little more seen."

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