The 100 / #25: Emmylou Haffner

#25 Emmylou Haffner Paris, France

About Emmylou

Tell us a little about yourself:
I went to eleven different schools, between the age of 2 and 25, lived in about ten different cities (probably more), met more people than I can forget. But it was rarely as exciting as it sounds. I thought I was destined to be a beatnik, or at least to incessantly run away. But I found my home in this big not-so-dreamy but quite wonderful city: Paris. And then, the long infinite streets, the museums, grade school, the stairs, and love.
For a leaving, I spend time with dead mathematicians (academia does this to you) and during the next few months, I am leaving Paris for the Midwest which feels a bit strange.
I am a little bird, the timidly audacious kind. And Batman is my homeboy.

What one thing are you most proud of in your years so far?
Knowing that there is so much left to be done and be proud of.

What one thing do you hope to have achieved by the age of 100?
Time travel.

What one thing have you seen in your lifetime which has changed the world the most significantly?
The Internet.

What piece of advice would you give to your 10 year old self?
Drop the books, sometimes.

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