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Shakira dolls in a toyshop in Bogotá, Colombia

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Shakira, one of Colombia's biggest rock stars, was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, and wrote and recorded her first album at the age of 14. Her parents are from Lebanon and she sings in Spanish, English and Arabic. The name Shakira means 'graceful one' in Arabic.

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