Happy Birthday, David Bowie! Remember Writing this Fan Letter?

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David Bowie turns 63 years old today. Happy, happy birthday to the Thin White Duke. Just as amazingly, here's a link which made the rounds over the holidays: In 1967, one of Bowie's first American fans wrote him a fan letter -- and he responded personally, with a neatly typewritten missive from London. The incredible story -- along with photos of the letter and chatter about its contents -- is here.

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