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Theodore Seuss Geisel was born in Springfield Massachusetts in 1904 Adopted before he started publishing his books the pseudonym Dr Seuss was used by Geisel in many of his works Dr Seuss lived until 1991 when he died from throat cancer in LaJolla California Geisel married to Helen Palmer Geisel a friend whom he met in his graduate studies at Oxford University After Helens death in 1967 he remarried to a longtime friend Audrey Stone Dimond Audrey and her daughter were both alive for Geisels death in 1991 In school Geisel was a very talented child who was recognized by most as being a bright student After attending high school in his hometown Springfield he went on to receive his Liberal Arts Degree from Dartmouth College Geisel was interested in literature but what captured his heart even more was his love of drawing funny pictures He went on to graduate school in English literature at Oxford University but quit after only two years Geisel moved back to the states while his wife to be stayed and finished her degree in Oxford Now living back in Illinois with his parents Geisel was out of a job and did not know where to turn Geisel did not let himself be discouraged however His biggest support came from his parents As Geisel grew up in his Springfield home both of his parents encouraged his talents and urged him to put them to use Geisels father worked for his grandfather in a brewery previous to his education however when prohibition went into effect in 1920 the brewery went out of business Luckily Geisels father had a job to fall back on as administrator to the Forest Park Zoo and his grandfather welcomed an early retirement When Geisel moved back to the states from Europe much of his inspiration to draw came from the Forest Park Zoo animals After marrying to Helen and moving to New Jersey Geisel started drawing
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