Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) has led a long and interesting life – a very long and interesting life. Having been born in 1908, the San Francisco native grew up in the Bay Area, eventually marrying Clarence James Prescott, a talented, handsome young architect (Peter J. Gray) and giving birth to a daughter, Flemming. Regrettably, Clarence was killed in an accident during construction of the Golden Gate Bridge, leaving Adaline widowed at a young age. But, being the determined soul that she was, she carried on, raising her daughter as best she could as a single mother. However, nothing could have prepared her for what came next.
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Rising to our potential is one of the most heroic acts we can pursue in life. It’s an audacious undertaking that forces us to face—and ultimately overcome—our fears, those irrational forces that can hold us back from becoming who we were meant to be. That theme is at the heart of this courageous endeavor, as well as the narrative of the new sci-fi action film, “Green Lantern.”