In Greek mythology, the beautiful daughter of a river god, Daphne lived a pastoral existence and rejected every lover. When Apollo pursued her, she prayed to Gaea or to her father to save her, whereupon she was transformed into a laurel. Apollo took its leaves to weave garlands that were thenceforth awarded to prize-winning poets. Daphne's other pursuer was Leucippus, who was killed because of Apollo's jealousy.
Daphne was a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree to protect her from Apollo.
is a writer and former model from the Netherlands.Deckers began her career as a model. Later, she also did a few acting jobs, perhaps most notably the James Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies. In 1999, she co-presented the first series of Big Brother. Currently, she writes children's books and books about family life and related subjects.
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