Henry Ford: The Father Of The Common Man

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In 1863, Henry Ford was the first surviving son born to William and Mary Ford, who owned a farm in Dearborn, Michigan. When Henry Ford was growing up his dad gave him a watch to tinker around with. He had taken his father’s watch apart and put it back together so many times that by the time he was only 15 Ford was the unofficial watch repairman in his neighborhood. It was his first curiosity and interest in engineering that led him to designing the first automobile for the common man. Ford grew up on a farm in Dearborn, Michigan and would have kept working on the farm all of his life but when his mother died in 1876, he made up his mind because his love for his mother was the only thing really keeping him at the farm. Then when Ford was only
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