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Re-inventing yourself

Author: Paulo Coelho

How many times did you reinvent yourself in your lifetime?

I’m asking this because I saw this week the new movie by Clint Eastwood the Gran Torino and I’ve been following Clint Eastwood since his beginnings as an actor in class-B spaghetti westerns.

In my book The Alchemist, Santiago, the shepherd boy, has to reinvent himself in order to get to his goal. I have also been in this situation and had to reinvent myself many times.

So now I would like to know about you: How many times have you re-invented yourself and in which situations?

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