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10 Things About Julia Child That Make Her Cooler Than You Ever Thought Possible

See also: Julia Child Restaurant Week Specials at Five Metro Phoenix Restaurants

This Wednesday, August 15, would have been Julia Child's 100th birthday. And although the American chef may be most known as a television personality, author of the groundbreaking book Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and most importantly, the woman responsible for introducing mainstream American to sophisticated French cuisine, Child's got quite the cool quotient as well.

Here are 10 things about the 6-foot, 2-inch female chef you may not have known to help celebrate her life, personality, and most of all, her cooking.

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Laura Hahnefeld
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