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ET February 26, 2000 COPYRIGHT

Tobey Maguire Learns Life's Lessons

Updated 2:15 PM ET February 26, 2000

NEW YORK (AP) - Growing up poor, Tobey Maguire never expected to have any anything handed to him, and he's a little overwhelmed with his stardom.
Maguire, 24, talked about the changes in his life and his new role as a suicidal writing student in "Wonder Boys" in the March issue of Harper's Bazaar. "Sometimes I get panicky," Maguire said. "I ask myself what life is, you know? Is it the pursuit of material success? Is it a spiritual journey?
"I'm really learning about responsibility and mortality - those are the two big things. The concept that this is not a dress rehearsal."

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