I Knew Someone Famous When They Were Young

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    Drinks Are On Me

    I met Bill Gates about 20 years ago and bought him a drink. Well,I had one in each hand when I was introduced to him and had to hand him one to him to shake his hand. He had a suit on. It was very wrinkled and his glasses were dirty. Very nice otherwise.
    NCConch NCConch
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jun 12, 2012

    Mel Gibson

    Mel was in our local drama group when he was a kid: The Westleigh Players, if my memory serves me correctly. Did we think out of all of us that he was the one destined for mega stardom? No! I guess for him, perseverance paid off.
    perseverer perseverer
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jun 15, 2012

    This Might Be the Source of My Inferiority Complex...

    When I was a kid, there was an old couple living across the street. One year, one of their son's family lived with them while they were building a new house for them. There was 3 kids in that family and the middle one was a girl... about 5 years older than me, but she was nice...
    Fennella Fennella
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 29, 2008

    Brett Favre Is a Great Guy

    I knew Brett Favre, his wife Deanna, and his whole family when they were growing up in South Mississippi. I was the sports editor at the local paper when he was playing for his dad in high school, and got to get to know the whole Favre clan. He really was a nice guy in real life...
    clingcom clingcom
    56-60, M
    May 7, 2008
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