read string function

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    read string function

    Hello

    I want to create a function read() that gets a string from the user and returns a char *

    How can i do it?

    Code:
    char * read(){
    
    	char string[101];
    	
    	fgets(string, 100, stdin);
    	
    	return string;
    
    }
    This way i get an error that i am trying to return a local variable

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    nevermind.... i found it sorry for this stupid question

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