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20 Interesting facts about Zora Neale Hurston

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on 20 October 2014

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20 Interesting facts about Zora Neale Hurston
Produced the play Mule-Bone, with langston hughes.
Her mom died in 1904, she was only nine.
Was enrolled at Howard University in 1920.
Got an associate degree from Howard.
She had a stroke and was forced to move into the St. Lucie county welfare home.
Her is some of my resources i used.
http://heavy.com/entertainment/2014/01/zora-neale-hurston-5-fast-facts-you-need-to-know/
http://www.shmoop.com/zora-hurston/timeline.html
http://www.shmoop.com/zora-hurston/timeline.html
http://www.biography.com/people/zora-neale-hurston-9347659

Married a doctor named Herbert Sheen May 19, 1927.
They divorced in 1931.
Remarried to a man named Albert Price III on June 27, 1939.
They also divorced in 1943.
She published her first story in 1921 called John Redding goes to sleep.
Dies in 1960 of hypertensive disease.
Moved to Eatonville, an self government, all black town north of Orlando
1948, In her late fifties she was arrested for molesting a young boy.
But she prove that she was out of the state when the incident occurred
Her grave sight is in Fort pierce, Florida
Zora was the daughter of two former slaves.
On her own at 14 with multiple jobs.
They had her as the new google doodle to celebrate what would of have be her 123rd birthday.
Born January 7, 1891.
Her mom died in 1904, she was only nine.
Zora was the daughter of two former slaves.
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