Remembering the Wright Brothers

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Wright Brothers Where they are from Orville Wright was born on August 19, 1871 and died on January 30, 1948. Wilbur Wright April 16, 1867 and died on May 30, 1912. Wilbur was the oldest of both the brothers, Orville was born in Dayton, Ohio and Wilbur was born in Millville, Indiana. Before they both became inventors and aviation pioneers. “If I were giving a young man advice as to how he might succeed in life, I would say to him, pick out a good father and mother, and begin life in Ohio.”(The Wright Brothers) Orville was the Scientist of the family. He loved science and technology. He was also quite shy, although he was never timid about playing practical jokes on his family and friends. “ We were lucky enough to glow up in an environment where there was always much encouragement to children to purse intellectual interest; to investigate whatever arouse curiosity. In a different kind of environment, our curiosity might have been nipped long before it could have borne fruit.”(TextBook). Wilbur who was four years older than Orville, was outgoing. He excelled at writing and public speaking. He loved to read. Both Wilbur and Orville liked to tinker as children. When they had questions about anything mechanical, they would go to their mother, Susan. She was good at inventing. She made toys for her children and basic appliances for herself. Originally, Wilbur hoped to attened Yale University, but he had to stay home and help take care of his mother. Education Both the Wright
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