Lupita Nyong'o's speech after her supporting actress win for "12 Years a Slave" was yet another master class in amazing Oscar speeches. Heavy with emotion and the weight of the real-life person she played, Nyong'o capped it off with the inspirational words, "No matter where you're from, your dreams are valid." Not only was it uplifting in its own right, but it also served as a great coded message to Ryan Seacrest from earlier in the evening. Your dreams are valid, Seacrest.
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