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Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Happy Thanksgiving, Charlie Brown!
Yesterday was the birthday of American cartoonist Charles Monroe Schulz, that beloved "Peanuts" creator who would have turned 91 years old if he were still alive today.
Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Schulz is remembered most fondly for the wholesome characters he created throughout his 50-year-long illustration career. Among them are the eternally hesitant Charlie Brown and the mischievous Snoopy, two characters who came to represent the iconic four-panel gag strip known as "Peanuts." Schulz devoted much of his life to the American comic standard, which ran up until the day after his death in 2000.
In honor of the 91st anniversary of Schulz's birth, The Huffington Post wanted to shine a spotlight on the man behind the cartoon, so they put together 20 facts you might not have known about the great American artist. Behold, the quirks of a "Peanuts" legend...click here to read the article from the Huffington Post!