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Emotional Connections Through Social Media, or how Ellen DeGeneres Taught Me to be Authentic

Social media creates an atmosphere in which people can feel as though they share a big living space with other individuals they do not even know in person, yet feel a connection to - celebrities, authors, politicians, and even some of the un-famous they admire. "Who do I feel a connection with on social media?", I was recently asked. Initially I thought I had no connection of that nature to talk about, but after deeper thought, I realized I was mistaken.