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Chadid, William Mebarak
| Torrado, Nidia del Carmen Ripoll
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Writing in English was a major challenge. I didn't want other songwriters to write for me. I wanted to preserve the spirit of my songs in Spanish. I am the same Shakira in English as I am in Spanish.
Her half-brother died at a motorcycle accident when she was age two. At the age of eight, she wrote her first song entitled "Tus Gafas Oscuras", which was inspired by her father because he always wore dark glasses to hide his grief.
Frequently wears tight clothes.