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The kindness of strangers

The first thing people say to me when they hear I live in France is, “Oh my God! You’re so lucky. I love Paris!” This is usually followed by, “But, ugh, how do you deal with the French? They’re so rude.” Before I carry on, I need to set a few things straight.

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It’s never too late to apologize

An American girl falling in love with a smoking hot guy in Paris should have all the makings of a clichéd romance. But only if the guy wasn’t a rocket scientist. And only if the girl didn’t dump his sexy French ass on a platform at Gare de Lyon, not apologizing to him until twenty years later.