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JAVIER MUNOZ Meet the New Hamilton!

A SCRAPPY (AND SEXY) NEW FOUNDING FATHER STEPS INTO THE BROADWAY SMASH—WITH AN INSPIRING SURVIVAL STORY

GETTING HIS SHOT Muñoz, photographed for People on July 8 at New York City’s historic Fraunces Tavern, where Alexander Hamilton dined.

Years before he took over the role of Alexander Hamilton in Broadway’s megahit, Javier Muñoz played another American icon: a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup at the Hersheypark theme park. The struggling theater actor took the job just as seriously as playing the

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