Thomas Alva Edison
by Thomas from Omaha
"I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others... I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent...."
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Thomas Edison was a great inventor. His numerous inventions affect our everyday lives. Apart from the incandescent lightbulb, Edison also invented many other things.
Thomas Edison grew up in Port Huron, Michigan. Even as a young boy, Thomas was very inventive. He performed many chemical experiments, and made his own telegraph at age 12.
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In conclusion, Thomas Edison's many inventions are important and affect our everyday lives. This amazing inventor patented 1,093 inventions in 60 years, including the Incandescent electric lightbulb, the phonograph, and the kinetiscope.
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