Kids with big dreams in their eyes, Pt. 2

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Adele
Taylor Swift
Bruce Springsteen
Burt Reynolds
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Christopher Walken
James Franco
Jennifer Lawrence
Justin Timberlake
Katy Perry
Alicia Keys
Angelina Jolie
Elijah Wood
Frida Kahlo
James Dean
Adam Lambert
Adam Levine
Kirsten Dunst
Lauren Bacall
Mae West
Marilyn Monroe
Marlon Brando
Pharrell Williams
Rihanna
Robin Williams
Ryan Gosling
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By Glenn Albin

Certain people are born stars. And much to the annoyance of others, they have an in vitro ability to gather crowds. Others are late bloomers, barely surviving adolescent isolation; they assess their human wreckage and successfully repackage themselves. In this part two of a series, DoYouRemember revisits the irresistible pleasure in analyzing childhood photos, searching for clues that unlock fame's secret formula.

In America, anyone can be a star. You don't have to start with money. You don't need looks. You don't even necessarily have to have talent. You do have to have drive, like nobody's business. You have to have vision. And you have to really believe in yourself when no one else does. DoYouRemember.com celebrates the success of those who dreamt really big. Look at these kids, into their eyes or at their novice gestures, and wonder what was going on in their little minds that would put them at the forefront of our culture and consciousness.

Also check out Kids With "Big Dreams In Their Eyes, Pt. 1":

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Kids with big dreams in their eyes, Pt. 2

Beyonce

(Photo by Robin Harper/Parkwood Entertainment/AP Images)

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Cameron Diaz
Audrey Hepburn

Bjork

(Photo by Mark Horton/WireImage)

Brad Pitt

(Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Cher
David Beckham
Ellen DeGeneres

Elvis Presley

(AP Photo)

Elton John

(Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)

EMINEM

Frank Sinatra

(AP Photo/Files, Mario Suriani)

George Clooney

(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, file)

Halle Berry

(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Jack Nicholson

Janis Joplin

(AP Photo)

JAY Z

(Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision for Parkwood Entertainment/AP Images)

Jennifer Lopez

(Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

Jim Morrison of the rock group The Doors

(AP Photo/file)

Johnny Depp

(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Jude Law

(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Justin Bieber

(Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

Kate Moss

(AP Photo/Chris Jackson, Pool)

Katy Perry

(Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)

Kurt Cobain

(AP Photo/Mark J.Terrill, File)

Lady Gaga

Credit: RW/MediaPunch

LeBron James

(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Leonardo DiCaprio

(AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Madonna

(Photo by Gary Malerba/Invision/AP, file)

Marilyn Monroe

Martha Stewart

(Josh Ritchie/AP Images for Macy’s)

Mick Jagger

(AP Photo/Paul White)

Muhammad Ali

Oprah Winfrey

(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Paul McCartney

(Photo by Zach Cordner/Invision/AP)

President Barack Obama

(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Rafael Nadal

(AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Sandra Bullock
Sean Connery

Shirley Temple

(AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, FILE)

Steve Jobs

Taylor Lautner

(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Taylor Swift

(Photo by Nicky Loh/TAS/Getty Images for TAS)

Tiger Woods

(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Tom Cruise

(YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

This is a December 23, 1965 photo of film animator and producer Walter Disney, in his office pretending to read a script with a dog, seated behind Disney's desk. (AP Photo)
William Shatner

Andy Warhol

(AP Photo/Richard Drew,File)

Farrah Fawcett
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