Her story is an extract from her upcoming memoir Intoxicating Tango: My Years in Buenos Aires.
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Cherie Magnus, a California native, returned to Los Angeles in 2014 after teaching tango in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for 11 years. She was a dance research librarian in the Los Angeles Central Library and a dance critic for local newspapers before moving to France, Mexico, and finally to Argentina in 2003.
Many of her articles on dance, books, travel and international culture have been published in magazines, professional journals, and several anthologies, such as Solamente en San Miguel, Cris K.A. DiMarco, ed., and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reboot Your Life.