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Thomas A. Edison: Fact or Fraud? Thomas Edison was born February 11, 1847 in Ohio. He moved to Michigan at age 7 and went to school there. One teacher thought he was very dumb because he asked too many questions and never understood anything. He did home school and tried other public schools but never did too well. At age 12 he was selling candy and newspapers at a train station. Thomas Edison started off right away on the …

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…to go on to the next level. He always had an idea whether to make something better or try to make something up new. In most peopleís terms, that is an inventor. Someone who is willing to try anything for people and try to make things better for the good. Edison owned 1,093 patents; thatís like 1,093 people inventing one thing. Edison worked day and night for that number, One Thousand Ninety Three US Patents.