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SOPHIE TURNER Growing Up on Game of Thrones

LIKE HER CHARACTER, SANSA STARK, THE YOUNG STAR HAS LEARNED A THING OR TWO ABOUT FIERCENESS

When 12-year-old Sophie Turner auditioned for the role of Sansa Stark during a Game of Thrones nationwide casting call, she had no idea what lay ahead. At the time, she was a middle school student living in the small English village of Chesterton, and “I didn’t know HBO, I didn’t know Game of Thrones, I didn’t know George R.R. Martin—I barely knew what TV was,” she recalled of the experience. Now,

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