Dr. Seuss: The Man Behind The Hat

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“I meant what I said and I said what I meant.. An elephant’s faithful one hundred percent!” (Seuss) Many children today have listened to or read Dr. Seuss’ poems and books. Yet how many people actually know about the child poet sensation? Did anyone know his real name was not Dr. Seuss? Or the fact that before writing he dreamed about becoming a professor? Although Dr. Seuss was and still shines under the spotlight of fame today, most people have no knowing about his early life, adult life, and famous years that guided Dr. Seuss towards the path of fame.
Born on March 2, 1904, in Springfield Massachusetts, Theodor Seuss Geisel was the son of Henrietta Seuss Geisel and Theodor Robert Geisel, a successful brewmaster. (Biography.com Editors)
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Sadly, on October of 1967, Helen grew emotionally and physically hurt with cancer and the secret affair between Geisel and Audrey Stone Diamond that she sooner committed suicide. After the suicide of Helen, Geisel decided to marry Audrey. (Biography.com Editors) Several decades passed and on September 24, 1991, Theodor Seuss Geisel passed away in La Jolla, California. Although the famous poet and author passed away, in 1997, the Art of Dr. Seuss Project had started. Yet, his legend still led onwards. Today there are many movies and films based on Dr. Seuss’s books, such as “The Lorax” and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”. Presently most people know about Dr. Seuss and no one would ever forget the laughters he brought into homes and children’s lives globally from all over the…show more content…
His early life, adult life, and famous years cover many aspects that the average human may not know about Dr. Seuss. Searching on information about one of the most famous children books authors makes someone realize that there are more angles on life than to just the average thought on becoming famous the moment a person was born. Fame takes courage, perseverance, and the strength to keep on pushing someone forward and pursuing the dream to be who that person wants to live out their life
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