~It is Not The Same~

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“It is true that those we meet can change us, sometimes so profoundly that we are not the same afterwards, even unto our names.”

~Yann Martel

Happy 51st birthday, Yann Martel! The novelist initially considered other animals—including an elephant and a rhinoceros—to place in the lifeboat with a young Indian boy, but finally settled on a tiger and began writing his Man Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi.

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