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Glenn Gould preferred windowless rooms, not because he liked the rooms, but because he liked the feeling he had when he was there.  

Anna Karina was a Danish model who moved to France and began making movies with Jean Luc Godard when she was about 19 years old.  

Joan of Arc, the actual person, was born in 1412 and burned at the stake in 1431. That makes her 19 years old when she was put on trial for what she believed.  

Topsy was an elephant, electrocuted one hundred years ago. She was famous at a time when elephants were still a source of awe. 

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