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I had posted a post "We all have one life" and this post can actually be taken as a sequeal to that blog.
I have a job which entails meeting lots and lots of people and also because of my nature of analyzing people's personality and forming first hand impressions, I think so much about even a 1 minute meeting with a person.

Everybody has such a unique story to tell....some stories you would love to know more...some stories which make you damn curious and provoke an urge to go deeper....some stories which make you laugh....some stories which give me learning for my life....

People who startle me.....people whom I least expect to be mature end up helluva mature...people whom I look up as mature end up being kiddish....people who inspire you to keep smiling in life....people whom you want to tell...DUDE! HAVE A BREAK!!! ..... there are times my first impression has been falsified....but what the heck....I guess...I love knowing new people....getting to know about them....and then un-knowing them....every story of a persons life is so unique....

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