Samuel Langhorne Clemens also known as "Mark Twain" was born in Florida, Missouri, on November 30 1835. He is one of the greatest writers ever. A proud American he once said "I am not an American, i'm the American". He was in his later life one of Americas best-loved citizens.
Samuel Clemens came from a good background; his father was lawyer and a merchant. Samuel Clemens father also known as judge Clemens moved his family from James town Tennessee to Florida Missouri were five months later young Samuel Clemens was born. Florida was a small town but Sam's father believed that it would some day turn into a metropolis so he set up a small business their. However, his belief was a failure, packing up and moving his family to Hannibal, which was right along the Mississippi river. Many of Samuel Clemens's stories a reflected from his life such as Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Fin witch came primarily from his life and experiences in Hannibal. Sadly, Samuel Clemens father died in Hannibal. To make money Samuel Clemens started as an apprentice for printer were he received clothing and board.
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