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Today’s Question by Aart Hilal

Author: Paulo Coelho

What was the brightest experience in your childhood?

The moment that I realized that I was alive. I was eight years old, my mother was playing piano and I was in the garden. All of a sudden, as if a higher consciousness stuck me, I told to myself: “This is what life is!” It seems that a child, earlier or later, goes through this type of experience.

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