13 Jan

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Time is the coin of your life.
You spend it.
Do not allow others to spend it for you.

– Carl Sandburg

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Carl Sandburg
Sandburg in 1955
Born January 6, 1878Galesburg, Illinois
Died July 22, 1967 (aged 89)Flat Rock, North Carolina
Occupation Journalist, author
Nationality American
Ethnicity Swedish
Alma mater Lombard College
Notable work(s) Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, Rootabaga Stories
Notable award(s) Three Pulitzer Prizes
Spouse(s) Lilian Steichen
Children Margaret, Helga, and Janet

Carl Sandburg (January 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) was an American writer and editor, best known for his poetry. He was the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes: two for his poetry and another for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. H. L. Mencken called Sandburg “indubitably an American in every pulse-beat”.

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  1. gita4elamats January 13, 2013 at 15:14 #

    Thanks for the reblog!

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