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'Was the only prominent, slaveholding Founding Father who emancipated his slaves.'
'Outside of basketball, he has developed into a pop-culture figure. This is born out of his signature look, a slicked-back hairstyle, which is often described as gangster-looking.'
'At age 14 she dropped out of her acting classes and dreamed of becoming a funeral director. During this period she wore black clothing, dyed her hair purple and went out moshing.'
'He is also known for his use of psychedelics, alcohol, firearms, and his iconoclastic contempt for authoritarianism.'
'Bond rejected him after a tryout, advising him to stick to truck driving 'because you're never going to make it as a singer.'
'Show attendees in the first two or three rows are usually provided with plastic sheeting for protection, and many fans bring their own additional protection.'
'Has granted almost no requests for interviews or public appearances, and with the exception of a few short essays, has published no further writings.'
'Has been described as a prima donna and has periodically displayed a lack of enthusiasm and/or concentration, with mental lapses in both the outfield or running the bases.'
'He encouraged group sex involving his graduate students, wife and staff. He filmed sexual acts in the attic of his home as part of his research.'
'Woodward claimed that when he wanted to meet ____, he would move a flowerpot with a red flag on the balcony of his apartment...'
'Is one of the most polarizing figures in the history of urban planning. ... He changed shorelines, built bridges, tunnels and roadways, and transformed neighborhoods forever.'
'Had to sleep propped up in bed... during much of his early childhood, and had frequent ailments. Despite his illnesses, he was a hyperactive and often mischievous child.'
'Was fired when he made the earth mover do a motorcycle-type wheelie and drove it into Butte's main power line. The incident left the city without electricity for several hours.'
'Had to be led away from the park under security escort for his own safety as Cubs fans shouted profanities towards him and others threw debris onto the field.'
'Once a slave agreed to join her expedition, there was no turning back – and she threatened to shoot anyone who tried to return.'
Wikipedia ExcerptPerson
'[His] heroines tend to be lovely, cool blondes who seem proper at first but, when aroused by passion or danger, respond in a more sensual, animal, or even criminal way.'
'Was tried in the fall of 1953 and sentenced to up to fifteen years in prison. During his trial [he] delivered his famous defense speech 'History Will Absolve Me.''
'Though he was acquitted by a jury and received a written apology, the trial's scandal has mostly overshadowed his legacy as a pioneering comedian.'
'Bandmate Waylon Jennings gave up his seat on the plane, causing ____ to jokingly tell Jennings, 'I hope your ol' bus freezes up!'
'There is no reliable evidence for consensual sexual intimacy between ____ and any person. His friends have expressed the opinion that he was asexual.'
'The inventory in his apartment quickly gained notoriety. ... Seven skulls were found in the apartment. A human heart was found in the freezer.'
'Played the role of 'Adenoid Hynkel,' Dictator of Tomania, modeled on German dictator Adolf Hitler.'
'Despite a strong recommendation from the dean of Harvard Law, Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter turned ___ down for a clerkship position apparently because she was a woman.'
'He is crude, overweight, incompetent, clumsy, lazy and ignorant; however, he is also fiercely devoted to his family.'
'Despite these rewards, [he] was never happy being identified with the part, and expressed dismay at the fan-following that the Star Wars trilogy attracted.'
'The album fused punk rock and spoken poetry and begins with a cover of Van Morrison's 'Gloria', and [her] opening words: 'Jesus died for somebody's sins but not mine.'
'[He] was never coherent long enough to explain how he came to be in his dire condition, and, oddly, was wearing clothes that were not his own.'
'As he is only able to use his cheek for data entry, constructing complete sentences takes time.'
'Co-wrote the screenplay for the 1970 Russ Meyer film 'Beyond the Valley of the Dolls' and likes to joke about being responsible for the film, which was poorly received.'
'He never went anywhere without his huge Airedale Terrier dog, Duke. He preferred 'Duke' to 'Marion,' and the name stuck for the rest of his life.'

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