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Juanes talks about new memoir and the perils of stardom

Juanes talks about new memoir and the perils of stardom

When international rock star and humanitarian Juanes began putting together his new memoir, “Chasing the Sun,” he started with pictures. The handsome book, nearly 300 pages, is filled with the kind of candid shots that fans will eat up, from his days as a pudgy schoolboy to angry long-haired rocker skirting the violence of Medellin, Colombia, to recent scenes on tour and in Miami, where he now spends most of his time. But when it came time to provide words to put the pictures in context, Juanes says he found unexpected catharsis. “Sometimes going back to those days, of course, was painful. But it was also part of the therapy,” he says from his home on Key...

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