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Theodore Seuss Geisel is a celebrated American poet, illustrator, and children’s books author better known under his pseudonym Dr. Seuss. Born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts, the year 2004 would have marked his 100th birthday. In honor of Dr. Seuss’ one hundredth birthday, U.S Postal Service issued a stamp featuring Geisel. The American publishing company Random House which worked with Geisel also hosted one hundred days of events in forty U.S. cities. Numerous U.S. libraries also celebrated with theatrical performances and special Dr. Seuss birthday parties to celebrate the author.
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