Mark Twain

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The world knows him as Mark Twain, but he was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens. On the night of his birth in 1835, Halley’s Comet appeared as a brilliant streak of light in the sky. In 1910, the comet reappeared, and Clemens died. Though Halley’s comet comes and goes every 75 years, Mark Twain’s brilliance has kept shining steadily to this day.

The world knows him as Mark Twain, but he was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens. On the night of his birth in 1835, Halley's Comet appeared as a brilliant streak of ...
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