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John Green Mistakenly Stole a Tumblr Quote

February 20th, 2015 7:00 PM

Filed under: quote, attribution

After being confronted on Reddit for accidentally taking credit for the poetic phrase “I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met,” originally penned by a 13-year-old Tumblr user in 2012, author and YouTuber John Green apologized for the misunderstanding and gave proper credit to the original creator.

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