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									        Carl Sandburg

Born in Galesburg, Illinois, on
January 6, 1878.
 Carl, called "Charlie" by the
family, was born the second of
seven children. A year later the
Sandburgs sold the small cottage
in favor of a larger house in
Galesburg.
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After encountering several august
Johnson’s in his job for the railroad, the
Sandburg's father renamed the family.
Carl left school at the age of thirteen to
work odd jobs, from laying bricks to
dishwashing, to help support his family.
The elder Sandburg, a blacksmith's
helper for the nearby Chicago
Burlington and Quincy railroad,
purchased a three-room cottage at in
1873.
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• His experiences working and
  traveling greatly influenced his
  writing and political views.
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