When was self-doubt first introduced to your life? The chipping away at the spirit is taught to us so early. For Hilary Swank, the first blow that stuck with her happened when she was seven. “I learned about classism at a really young age,” says the Nebraskan born, Washington-raised actress. “I didn’t know at the time what was happening,” she remembers, recounting a moment when she was told by a friend she wasn’t invited to stay for dinner. “They don’t approve of where [you] live,” her friend explained, referring to their trailer park address.