Isaiah Washington Back on His Own Terms

The ex-Grey's Anatomy star talks of a career U-turn with a meaty role as the D.C. sniper in Blue Caprice.

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I'm like Sean Penn in Haiti. I'm doing something that can change a child's life with the schools I've been working on. I also wrote a book. Now I am trying to get funding to build a railroad in Africa. That's what I have been up to for the last six years. I'm literally trying to still help my people because I love my people, even when my people don't love me.

Julie Walker is a New York-based freelance journalist. Follow her on Twitter.

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