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In Colombia, education is sometimes considered a luxury, not a human right. And it's not a priority in the agendas of many leaders.

Shakira in Luxury, Human, Right

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I adore my dad. He's a 78-year-old man and my inspiration.

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The thing is, my dad's always been more of a bookworm; he was interested in more intellectual pursuits, but nobody can escape the passion that football stirs.

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At the age of eight, I discovered that I could write songs. My dad used to take them to the notary and register them so that nobody could steal them from me.

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I think my dad is the only Arabic descendent who is an unsuccessful businessman.

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My dad is a writer, and to see him always in front of a typewriter gave me the inspiration to write. He was my idol, my hero. I wanted to be just like him.

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I wanna stay an eternal girlfriend. I want to have my boyfriend's children, but I don't think we need a piece of paper to regulate the game, and we don't have to go through the whole stress of a wedding and suffering to throw a good party.

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The relationship I have with my Hispanic fans is very deep and intricate.

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A man's car is like an extension of their ego and their manhood.

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I did not want to spend the rest of my life not being able to ride in a nice car.

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In Colombia, education is sometimes considered a luxury, not a human right. And it's not a priority in the agendas of many leaders.

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Education is the only way forward in Latin America and developing countries in general.

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Being raised in a developing country opened my eyes to so much I cannot tolerate. In Colombia, education is sometimes considered a luxury, not a human right. And it's not a priority in the agendas of many leaders.

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Becoming a mom forced me to re-prioritize and make room for the things that are most important, while recognizing that there are things I can let go of, and the world won't crumble around me.

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If it was up to me, I would just wear jeans and t-shirts, even to red carpets, but then no one would photograph me, so that would make me very sad. So you know, I've gotta keep up with the rest of the female population and sometimes try a little harder.

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Gerard doesn't tell me what to do. We discuss everything as a couple, as I imagine most partners do. We have a beautiful relationship and one of mutual trust.

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