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PERSONAL ESSAY

In Mourning: Olivia Newton-John Dead at 73

She was…a part of me, in a weird way.

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“Olivvvvvvia,” my dad would tease with a grin.

There was a good part of my young life when the nickname stuck. I was just the right age — born in 1970, her rise to fame hit me at the perfect moment. I idolized her. I was mesmerized by her. I wanted to be…

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KiKi Walter

KiKi Walter

Snarky Megalomaniac, Pub Pirate, & The Memoir Queen. My Pubs: The Memoirist, The Narrative Collective, Songstories, Quicktalk, The Writing Pub, and The Mayhem.