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Ernest Hemmingway was not only a great American writer but he was also a great showman His shameless self-promotion made him a celebrity beyond the world of literature Although his life was a normal one as a child Hemmingway developed into a great writer and with that he got recognition from the world which he traveled constantly Despite his decent upbringing and success in life in the later years of his life The Oak Park neighborhood of Chicago was an average place to live and grow up in Hemmingway was born there on July 21 1899 to his parents Clarence and Grace Hemmingway His father a doctor by day and a hunter by season passed on to the young Hemmingway a love for the outdoor life His mother a strict Protestant continually tried to pursue her son to have the same beliefs as herself but he rebelled against her and religion His high school days were similar to many Americans at that time and it was not until later in his life that he was anything more than average In the meantime World War 1 was on the minds on many Americans including Ernest Hemmingways He decided to serve his country and help but when he went to register he was rejected due to his poor vision This incident did not prevent him from being included in the war he found an opening as a Red Cross worker and took advantage of that abandoning his job at the Kansas City Star While he was on duty he was injured and brought to a hospital where he met his first love nurse Agnes von Kurowsky After the war he returned home and began writing again He then met Hadley Richardson and married her in 1921 The couple then moved to Paris in order for Ernest to write for the Toronto Daily Star In Paris he wrote his first well-known novel The Sun Also Rises Along with
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