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CLARA BENSEN - No Baggage
Thursday, January 21 at 7PM
speaking & signing
No Baggage: A Minimalist Tale of Love and Wandering
Newly recovered from a quarter-life meltdown, Austinite Clara Bensen decided to test her comeback by signing up for an online dating account. She never expected to meet Jeff, a wildly energetic university professor with a reputation for bucking convention. They barely know each other’s last names when they agree to set out on a risky travel experiment spanning eight countries and three weeks. The catch? No hotel reservations, no plans, and best of all, no baggage. Be here tonight to find out what it’s like to travel - and life - with No Baggage.
ABOUT CLARA BENSEN
Clara Bensen's Salon.com article "The Craziest OKCupid Date Ever" went viral in 2013 and was read by more than half a million people. The story of her luggage-less adventure attracted major national and international attention, with coverage in USA Today and appearances on The View and Fox News. No Baggage has also been optioned by New Line Cinema. She and her boyfriend Jeff are still together and have made two subsequent no-baggage trips, to South America and the Caucuses.
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