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Today’s Question by the reader : Lena

Author: Paulo Coelho

Which celebrity did you most enjoy meeting?

The question should rather be: which misencounter with a celebrity marked me the most. It was in my twenties, I did a bus journey from Rio to Buenos Aires only to meet my idol – the Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges – and failed to approach him. We were face to face, and I did not dare to say a single word.

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