By: Carter Yackel
20 Facts: 1-10
2. Died on July2, 1961.
3. His mom wanted a daughter when he was born.
4. Had 4 wives.
5. Has 3 kids.
6. Won the Nobel prize for Literature.
7. After high school he went straight to working for a news paper.
9. Served in World War One as an ambulance driver.
10.The Old Man And The Sea won the Pulitzer Prize.
20 Facts: 11-20
11. Loved to fish and big-game hunt.
12. Moved to Italy after WW 1.
13. In the 1930s, he moved to Key West then to Cuba.
14. He met Castro.
15. He hunted for U-boats in the Caribbean.
16. Wrote about the Spanish Civil War.
17. Awarded the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery.
18. Served as a correspondent in WW 2.
19. He battled with deteriorating mental and physical health.
20. Survived two plane crashes.