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This article was published on August 25, 2011


The moment Apple’s biggest fan met Steve Jobs

The moment Apple’s biggest fan met Steve Jobs Image by: AP
Matthew Panzarino
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Matthew Panzarino

Matthew Panzarino was Managing Editor at TNW. He's no longer with the company, but you can follow him on Twitter. Matthew Panzarino was Managing Editor at TNW. He's no longer with the company, but you can follow him on Twitter.

Student Allen Paltrow was 12 when he met Steve Jobs. Paltrow is a huge fan of Apple and had taken to shaving the company’s logo into the back of his head to celebrate every OS launch. His enthusiasm earned him a chance to meet Jobs himself and a story to last a lifetime.

The story of how Paltrow got invited to the grand opening of the 5th Avenue Apple Store in NYC starts with him emailing Jobs a picture of his head and an ‘enthusiastic and grammatically incorrect message’.


The story is a great little read and there are tons of cool pictures from the opening of the 5th Ave. store, you can see them all at Paltrow’s blog here.

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