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Meet Cute #20: Unappreciated Rock Star X and I —

Note: This is an early draft of a personal essay. The final meet cute in my month-long experiment! Thanks for reading.

For about half of my 20s, I worked as a news researcher and then a reporter for The Associated Press in New York.

I loved the arts. So I often asked for assignments to interview actors and musicians who were in New York promoting their latest album, movie or show.

Tempting as it was to pitch my editors on whatever of my current or childhood idols was currently in town, I rarely did so.

The reason why was Unappreciated Rock Star X.

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