Profile of the Day: Ray Bradbury
Today we celebrate Ray Bradbury‘s birthday. On this day in 1920, Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois to Esther Moberg, a Swedish immigrant and Leonard Spaulding Bradbury, a power and telephone lineman of English descent.Bradbury began writing his own stories as a child. During the Great Depression, he would sometimes use butcher paper to compose his works. It was his gift for storytelling that helped bring science fiction to mainstream audiences and make him one of the most celebrated authors of the 20th century.
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