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What would your grandmother do if you shaved your head and told her you were becoming a Tibetan Monk? What if your grandmother was Diana Vreeland?
"This was long before people shaved their heads," Nicholas Vreeland, director of the Tibet Center in New York, and grandson of the legendary Vogue editor, told the NY Times. “I was living with her in her apartment at the time and she was in New Mexico. I called her and told her. And she said, 'Oh, Nicky. How could you have done that to me?' And I said, 'I didn’t do it to you. I did it to me.'"
"She was totally supportive of me," he said, "and the me she was supportive of was not always the me she wanted. She wanted me to be a successful, rich, ambitious person leading a grand, glitzy life."
· Even the Dalai Lama has a point man [NYT]