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Oscar Nominee Brie Larson Had The Most 2000s Music Career Of All Time

Her debut album was called Finally Out of P.E..

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Brie Larson is a poised and talented Oscar nominee, who has been wowing critics for years thanks to a number of stunning performances in serious dramas like Short Term 12 and Room.

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But she, like all of us, has a past.

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Because Larson, like many of us, had to live through the tender, manic era of the 2000s as a teen.

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Enter Brie Larson's debut album, inspirationally titled Finally Out of P.E..

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Having escaped P.E., Larson was living a veritable mid-2000s fever dream.

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One of the songs on her album — the soulful ballad "Falling Into History" — was even co-written by 2002–2005's reigning monarch, her highness Avril Lavigne.

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She also went on tour with Jesse McCartney — and if Avril is the queen here, Jesse is her (dashing, swoopy-haired) young prince.

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Lesson: Never forget that we all come from somewhere.

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Never.

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Ever.

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Forget.

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And never forget that we choose where we go from there.

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Maybe we really do have control over our own destinies.

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