He says it all went down at a dinner party at the Hotel Costes on Rue Saint-Honoré on the Right Bank:
"She was wearing a dress with an exposed back and I saw that back and that neck, and then she turned around and I saw those eyes, and — boom! My life as a single man was done. You have this feeling — I can’t really explain what it was, but I had it when I met her. I saw her across a room and thought: “What’s happening to me?”
And the rest, as they say, is history.
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