The Lives Of The World Essay

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The world became more joyful on January 26, 1958, at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in Jefferson, Louisiana. On this day Ellen DeGeneres was born to, mother, Betty Pfeffer DeGeneres and, father, Elliot DeGeneres. Betty DeGeneres had been married for a year when she was 19 years old before meeting Elliot DeGeneres, claims, author, Lisa Lannucci. Elliot supported the family by selling insurance, and Betty contributed by carrying a variety of jobs throughout the years. Ellen also had an older brother names Vance who was four years older than she was. As Ellen grew up in New Orleans it is stated by Lannucci that she was a fairly normal child. Ellen enjoyed riding her bike, playing with toys, and listening to music, however, she was very much a tomboy growing up. Like many children, DeGeneres dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. As she got older she started watching comedy shows, which could have influenced her huge future she had ahead of her. At a young age of thirteen her parents got a divorce, and Ellen moved to Atlanta, Texas with her mother, Betty DeGeneres while Vance went separate ways to live with Elliot DeGeneres. The website Encyclopedia of World Biography states that Ellen often used humor to get her mother through this hard time. DeGeneres had a numerous number of jobs before she found her humor to be her passion. She worked at a restaurant as a bartender, a house painting company, she sold vacuums. However, DeGeneres found that she did not like following other people 's…

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