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My Minute With Andre


Aug 3, 2018

MINUTE 26

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TRANSCRIPT:

the highway and watch the lights go from red to green and think, "How wonderful!"

Andre: And then, one day, in the early fall, I was out in the country, walking in a field, and I suddenly heard a voice say, "Little Prince." And, of course, "The Little Prince" was a book that I always thought of as disgusting, childish treacle, but still, I thought, well, you know, if a voice comes to me in a field, I mean, this was the first voice I had ever heard. Maybe I should go and read the book. Now, that same morning I'd got a letter from a young woman who'd been in my group in Poland, and in her letter she'd written, "You have dominated me.", you know, she spoke very awkward English, so, she'd gone to the dictionary, and she'd crossed out the word "dominated" and she'd said, "No. The correct word is 'tamed.'" And then when I went to town and bought the book and started to read it, I saw that "taming" was the most important word in the whole book. By the end of the book, I was in tears, I was so moved by the story.

Andre: And then I went and tried to write an answer to her letter, cause she'd written me a very long letter. But I just couldn't find the right

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