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Biography of Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison was born in Milan, Ohio on February 11, 1847. When
he was young his family moved to Port Huron, Michigan where he attended
school for three months - the only formal schooling he ever had. At school
most of his teachers often thought him dumb because of all the questions he
asked to their answers, as well as him having a very large head. His
mother understood that he asked these questions to find out exactly how
things worked, and encouraged him to do so.
By the time he was 13 he had begun his own newspaper named the
Herald. His paper published....