Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was a man of many talents, even though most of his creativity stemmed form his depression...  After his father's desertion and his mother's death little Edgar was adopted by the Allan family, in honor of them he took Allan as his middle name.  Edgar had many arguments with Allan about college debts, his expensive habits and everything in between.  Oddly enough he married his first cousin Virginia.  Who died of a long illness.  He wrote many poems including "The Raven" He died young at the age of 40 due to his depression and his addiction to alcohol.

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