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      Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931); American inventor (phonograph, light bulb, motion picture camera- 1,093 US patents) and businessman (creator of first industrial research laboratory).

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      Young Thomas Edison

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      "Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." - #ThomasEdison

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