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I believe that I learned to read so early because I am a stubborn. Since I was a baby I have been used to going to bed very late, unlike my mother who often fell asleep before nine. Forget about asking her to read me a book or watching television at night!

To combat the boredom that caused me to watch the ceiling and count the turns of the fan blades in silence, I began to explore the house. My dad had a large collection of books dotted in every corner of the house, including the bathroom. It was there where I discovered The Far Side Gallery, the collection of comics from the New York Times Magazine.

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