What to do if you forget someone's name immediately after meeting them

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Avoid an awkward first interaction.

We've all been in those situations where we've forgotten someone's name.

It's even worse when it happens immediately after meeting them.

How can you deal with it without being too awkward? Advertisement

Here are some helpful strategies.

This is an update of a story originally written by Maggie Zhang.

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