From Huffington Post
Balfe, happily, doesn’t share that part of Claire’s experience. But she says the intensity of Claire’s emotions, and the story, have stayed with her.
“Characters with strength will rub off,” she says. “Doing this job, whether it’s playing Claire or just reflecting, has made me grow. I feel very different than I did three years ago, in good ways.”
Outlander‘s passionate fan base has also reinforced her sense that something unusually engaging is going on here.
“I get letters from people, telling me about their own life journeys,” she says. “That’s humbling and exciting. You feel like you’re part of something bigger than yourself.”
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