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Franklin montage "If you would not be forgotten, As soon as you are dead and rotten, Either write things worthy of reading, Or do things worth the writing." - Poor Richard's Almanack, 1738

If anyone knew how to enjoy life, it was Ben Franklin. He was fascinated with everything, and he was driven to share that fascination with others. One of the reasons we know so much about Franklin today is because he wrote about what he thought and how he lived. And he wrote volumes! He penned letters, journals, essays, books, newspaper articles, ballads, almanacs, and a celebrated autobiography.


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