Writer Gabriel García Márquez is born

Writer Gabriel García Márquez is born

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Márquez was born in Aracataca, Colombia. His parents moved to Barranquilla after his birth, leaving him with grandparents who raised young Gabriel. He started writing poems and strips during an internship in Barranquilla. During his life, he also studied law, spent some time as a journalist, but is best known for his novels.

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