Watching this year’s Oscars ceremony brought back memories of when I used to live in a tiny studio apartment not five minutes walk away from the Kodak Theater on Hollywood Boulevard, where the Oscars are held. It was on a street just off Hollywood called Sycamore Avenue, home then to a transient population of Hollywood wannabes (me included), mostly Japanese music students, and others in need of cheap accommodation.
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