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Barbara Walters Recognizes Amal Alamuddin as the Most Fascinating Person of 2014

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In conjunction with calling her marriage to George Clooney "one of the greatest achievements in human history," Barbara Walters declares Amal Alamuddin is the most fascinating person of 2014. Amal, who is also the most woman, woo-ed a man who notably refused to marry in a 1995 interview. In the segment, Walters takes a brief look at Amal's life, including this image from her law school graduation. Like Amal, it seems that Walters has one massive crush on Clooney—she compares the ownership of his love to climbing Mount Everest. Observe all of the gushing: