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"You cannot help but learn more as you take the world into your hands. Take it up reverently, for it is an old piece of clay, with millions of thumbprints on it." John Updike
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Kurt Cobain
Birth: 1967-02-20 Death: 1994-04-05

"The duty of youth is to challenge corruption"

The lead singer of Nirvana, one of the many Seattle-area bands to define the grunge sound in rock "n" roll, Kurt Cobain was born in Hoquiam, Washington, a dying logging town. When he was 11 he became entranced by the Sex Pistols, Cobain's band, Nirvana, formed in 1986. Three years later, the band released its first album, Bleach Bleach, which gained little attention. Fans in England were the first to pick up on Nirvana and their first single, "Smells Like Team Spirit", rocketed them to fame. Fame was hard for Cobain to handle and he fell into drugs as a coping mechanism. He began to wo…

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