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E! News correspondent Nina Parker’s inspiring career journey shows it’s never too late to pursue your dreams

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E! News correspondent Nina Parker’s inspiring career journey shows it’s never too late to pursue your dreams

By Natasha S. Alford via https://thegrio.com

E! News correspondent Nina Parker is the stylish, sharp and funny host who keeps us up on the latest entertainment gossip.  But before she was in the TV spotlight, Parker had a wild career journey, with plenty of twists and turns.

“I was really ambitious in college,” Parker told theGrio in a recent interview.  “I was part of the broadcasting department. I was doing like two productions and really discouraged after I graduated and I moved to New York. I couldn’t find a job here.”

“When I initially graduated I was like, ‘I’m going to move to New York to become a VJ. I’m going to get this job on TV.’”

But Parker found that the Big Apple wasn’t the easiest place…

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I am a future butterfly at the stage of growth when I am turning into an adult. I am enclosed in a hard case shell formed by love, family, and friends. It is the hardest stage of becoming a black butterfly. You will encounter many hardships only to come out stronger and better than what you went in. At this stage, you are finding out who you truly are and how to love yourself.

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