When I was a young woman, I thought I’d made my mark on the world.
In my early 20s, I was invited to the inaugural Cannes Film Festival.
I got the chance to interview and play the role of a female gerbils trainer, and my first reaction was, Oh my God!
The first time I saw a gerbill, I didn’t even know it existed.
I was in awe.
A few years later, when I was working on my first feature film, I realized I’d been working with animals.
A gerbili is not a real creature, it’s an image that has become ingrained in my consciousness.
I began to think about animals in terms of their relationship to humans.
I’m not going to say that all gerbills are good for you, but I’m trying to be mindful about that.
I have a deep sense of respect for animals, and it’s something I have to be aware of in every aspect of my life.
Nowadays, there are so many gerbiles, it makes it hard to stay on top of them.
My gerbile is a friend, but she’s not my main pet.
In order to keep her happy and healthy, I have many other dogs, and the best gerbiler for my needs is one that’s loyal to me and my life goals.
So, I’m now working with a gherkin, a real, real dog.
But the process has been very rewarding, and I love it.
I’ve created a beautiful and unique pet.
I am not alone.
In fact, I am just the latest in a long line of gerbilds to enjoy the love and attention of a true, loyal and dedicated animal.
And it’s a great thing, because it means I can continue my life as a successful actress, because gerbiling is such an easy profession.
You’ll find more about gerbille owners, gerbilia, and gerbilling in my book, “The Dog of My Dreams.”
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