Langston Hughes
Updated: 12/11/2019
Langston Hughes
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Langston Hughes

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  • Langston Hughes was born on February 1, 1902 in Joplin, Missouri
  • Langstons parents separated and his grandmother helped rear him.
  • Langston was primarily raised by his grandmother but when he was a teenager she died.
  • He got enrolled in Columbia University but felt so unhappy and lonely that he left after 1 year.
  • He found that he enjoyed writing poetry and books so he wrote and published many books and poems when he got older.
  • Langston Hughes died on may 22, 1967 in New York City. He was 65 years old when he died.
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