Barbra Streisand has always been a role model to me. She is an independent woman who fought her way into the music business. She had people who didn’t like this strong, confident woman. But many of us thought she was terrific and still do. She was a woman who knew what she wanted but she wasn’t a classic Hollywood beauty. She was Jewish and her nose was bigger many movie producers and record companies thought she wasn’t pretty enough for the entertainment industry. She never hid who she was, she just sang like a nightingale and acted with great talent. She has been a mother and is now once again a wife. She is married to James Brolin. She has always been private yet not hiding who she was and wanted she wanted to accomplish. Then she accomplished it with style and dignity.