Matthew McConaughey won the Best Actor Academy Award Sunday night for his performance as a man stricken with AIDS in "Dallas Buyers Club." He gave an emotional and eloquent acceptance speech, focusing mostly on thanking God and his family.

"I want to thank God because that's who I look up to. He has graced my life with opportunities that I know are not of my hand or any other human hand," he said.

You can watch his full speech below, via

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