Someone Found A Thrift Shop Photo Album Filled With Celebs Next To The Same Woman

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Photo albums hold the key to the past — and, sometimes, rare celeb sightings.

First, a girl discovered that her mom was BFF with Brad Pitt via a photo album and now, a Belgium woman's photo album of her posing with some of the world's biggest stars has been discovered!

Usually people have to go to Cons to meet cool celebrities.

And some people meet celebrities out in the real world.

Some people have some really great experiences with them, which is always nice, it would suck if a celebrity were mean to you.

Like this heartwarming story about Kesha: "I met Kesha in a pizza place. I was eating with some new friends and I was telling them about an experience I had with ghosts as a kid."

"They were making fun of me because they didn’t believe. All of a sudden Kesha turns around and gets up from a table next to us. She walks up and says, 'Hey. Sorry for eavesdropping, but you caught my attention because you have the prettiest hair I’ve ever seen. Also I totally believe you! Ghosts are real!'"

Or this one about Jeff Goldblum, one of Hollywood's favorite men.

"I met Jeff Goldblum years ago, before a performance of a play he was in. We stood on the sidewalk and he talked to my friends and me for about 15 minutes and was so incredibly friendly and funny."

People even have shared sweet stories about Kim K and Kanye! "Before the Kim era, my sister and I ran into Kanye at a movie theatre."

"Though he was a bit hesitant to take pictures, he did oblige. We had a short conversation and after all was said and done (and he did compliment my shoes), we were on the guest list for his show the next night — front row, it turned out".

The point of sharing these stories is...

Most people go through their life not meeting a single celebrity. Others meet one, maybe two out in public. Even fewer go to Cons to meet them.

But there was one person... who met them all.

Last week, a thrift store in Belgium made a shocking discovery.

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Inside of an old photo album were photographs of a mystery woman who had taken photos with some of the world's biggest celebs.

Just a regular Tuesday, right? WRONG. Everyone wondered who this mystery woman was!

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After some searching, she was revealed to be Maria Snoeys-Lagler, a former member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).

This is a very exclusive group as the 90 members from 55 countries essentially control the Golden Globes Awards.

This meant that Maria got to travel all over the world, attending lavish parties and having movie stars and executives try to woo her.


Part of this wooing meant that she got to take pictures with celebs for her star-studded photo album!

Curious as to which celebs she's rubbed shoulders with? Check out the gallery below!

1. Angelina Jolie

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Maria seemed like such a sweet woman! It's easy to see why so many celebs looked so at ease with her.

You can even tell that she's close friends with Jolie, judging by her hand around the A-list actress's waist.

2. Sam Neill And Robert Downey Jr

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Forgot what Robert Downey Jr looked like without a beard? Maria has your back with this pic.

3. Drew Barrymore

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These celeb names just keep getting more and more impressive!

The hair, the tiny eyebrows, the semi-goth/grunge look from Barrymore. This photo is so '90s, it hurts.

4. Johnny Depp And Juliette Lewis

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Maria got a two for one deal with Johnny Depp And Juliette Lewis, who were actually either dating or engaged at the time. They initially met on the set of What's Eating Gilbert Grape.

Maria even had three photos with Depp, at all different stages of her truly magical life.

5. Kate Winslett

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The sheer star power of this photo album continues!

Here's a young Kate Winslet, either before or after she appeared in the iconic film, Titantic.

The only thing that could make this photo better was if Leo was in it.

6. Will Smith

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This pic is proof that Will Smith just doesn't age!

If I had to guess when this photo was taken, I'd say that it was during his rise to fame on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

7. Ashley And Mary-Kate Olsen

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Maria was clearly a huge fan of the twins since she seemed to smile the biggest during her photo with them!

8. Harrison Ford

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She wore her pearls in almost every photo, but I personally believe that she chose her best ones for Harrison!

9. Bruce Willis

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Could Maria get any cooler??

Here she is with Bruce Willis, dressed in his John McClane gear, stern face and all.

10. Elijah Wood

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Okay, this is too adorable. It's baby Elijah Wood!

He was a child actor around the time of this photo, with several films already behind him, such as The Adventures of Huck Finn, North, and Flipper.

11. Kevin Bacon And Tom Hanks

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Too many stars, so little time!

Maria is just living her best life, sandwiched between two iconic actors!

Also, Tom Hanks with a goatee is everything!

12. Keanu Reeves

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We saved the best for last!

Keanu Reeves because, well, he's Keanu Reeves! This picture is just further proof that he doesn't age.

Also, if you're unsure who the lady to the right of Maria is, that's Aitana Sanchez-Gijon from the 1995 movie, A Walk in the Clouds.