Edgar Allen Poe

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Facts on Edgar Allen Poe's earlier life

Eddy was born on January 19, 1809. He was born in the chilly state of Massachusetts. Both of his parents were pro actors. But they died before he was three. Which means he was a foster child.
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Now some facts on his later life

He was in the U.S.A. army. But he was forced to leave because of a lack of financial stability. After leaving, he moved in with his aunt and her daughter in Baltimore, Maryland. Around this time, he started to sell short story magazines. He married his cousin. She was 14 yrs old and her name was Virginia. After she died, he started to drink a lot of alcohol and get depressed. Poe died a few days later from rabies.
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Cites

Cullen, Lynn. "11 Things You Didn't Know About Edgar Allan Poe." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, n.d. Web. 13 Oct. 2016.

"Edgar Allan Poe." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 13 Oct. 2016.