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Hollywood actress Viola Davis makes a big donation to her hometown

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Oscar nominated actress Viola Davis makes a big donation to her hometown of Central Falls.

The star of "The help" and "Doubt" gave $60,000 dollars to her alma mater, Central falls high school.

The money will be split between the chess club and the drama department at the high school.

Davis' sister is a teacher at the school and says the actress wants the drama team to see a Broadway show in New York City and stay in a nice hotel in Times Square.

As far as the chess team, Davis says it's one of her favorite clubs at the school and seen great success in the team.

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