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Ray Bradbury R Ray Bradbury R Ray Bradbury was a dreamer. Bradbury had a skill at putting his dreams onto paper, and p into books. He dreams dreams of magic and transformation, good and evil, small-town America A and the canals of Mars. His dreams are not only popular, but durable. His work consists of short c stories, which are not hard to publish, and keep in the public eye. His stories have stayed in print h for nearly three decades. f
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f Ray Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920, in a small town of Waukegan, Illinois. His I parents were Leonard Spaulding and Esther Moberg Bradbury. His mother, Esther Moberg loved M films, she gave her son the middle name Douglas because of Douglas Fairbanks, and she passed s her love of films to her son. "My mother took me to see everything ..... " Bradbury explains, "I'm a e child of motion pictures." Prophetically, the first film he saw, at the age of three, was the horror t classic "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", staring Lon Chanley. His teenage Aunt Neva gave the g boy his appreciation of fantasy, by reading him the Oz books, when he was six. When Bradbury B was a child he was encouraged to read the classic, Norse, Roman, and Greek Myths. When he was W old enough to choose his own reading materials, he chose books by Edger Rice Burroughs and the B comic book heroes Flash Gordon, Buck Rogers, and Prince Valiant. When Bradbury was in i Waukegan he developed his interest in acting and Drama. After seeing a magician, known as k Blackstone, he became fascinated with magic also. B In 1932, his family moved to Tucson Arizona. With his talents he learned in Waukegan W (amateur magician) he got a job at the local radio station. "I was on the radio every Saturday night e reading comic strips to the kiddies and being paid in free tickets, to the local cinema, where I saw c
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