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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 17:  Actor Billy Porter of Kinky Boots performs at The Trevor Project's 2013 'TrevorLIVE' Event Honoring Cindy Hensley McCain at Chelsea Piers on June 17, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for The Trevor Project)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 17: Actor Billy Porter of Kinky Boots performs at The Trevor Project's 2013 'TrevorLIVE' Event Honoring Cindy Hensley McCain at Chelsea Piers on June 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for The Trevor Project)

During his acceptance speech at this year’s Tony Awards, Best Actor in a Musical winner Billy Porter shared a poignant story about how seeing the cast of Dreamgirls appear on the 1982 Tonys telecast changed the course of his life.

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