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Theodor Seuss Geisel

by Brandi from Billings

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Have you ever had a favorite childhood hero? Well, i know many people who have, including me! My hero is Dr. Seuss.

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Dr. Seuss was born in 1904, and lived in Springfield Massachusetts. When he died, in September of 1991, he was dearly missed. To make his father proud, he went to college at Oxford University, in England. After he graduated, he went on writing. Over his years, he has written 44 children's books ("Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden at the Springfield Museums").

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This brilliant man has won two Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, a Peabody, and the Pulitzer Prize. Dr. Seuss’s real name was Theador Seuss Geisel. Ted, as some people knew him, was married, twice. After his first wife died, in 1967, he remarried an old friend named Audrey Stone Geisel. Audrey influenced Ted in his later books and now is the president of Dr. Seuss Enterprises ("Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden at the Springfield Museums"). Dr. Seuss had glasses, gray hair, and was tall.

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Dr. Seuss has personally inspired me by his childrens books. Every night before i went to bed, my mother read me Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss. I knew the book from cover to cover. I knew when my mother missed even just one word. Dr. Seuss has inspired me to graduate college and then go on to do what I really want to do.

This is why every human should have had a hero. So that they can look up to this person and think ‘Oh golly! Wouldn't it be awesome if I were just like that person?!’ This is why I am inspired by Dr. Seuss.

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