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Mark Twain was born and raised in Florida, yet he never traveled east of the Mississippi River until he was 18. How is this possible?
AnswerMark Twain (aka Samuel L. Clemens) was born in Florida, Missouri on November 30th, 1835. He didn't leave Missouri until 1853 (at the age of 18) to work in New York.
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