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    A Life Of Marilyn Monroe

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    The Life of Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe, whom was born Norma Jeane Mortensen, was an American actress and model. She took her first breath on 1 June 1926 in the Los Angeles County Hospital, becoming the third child of Gladys Baker. Her mother, Gladys, was mentally unstable, which caused her to become an orphan. Unfortunately, she departed 5 August 1962, at the age of thirty six, due to a barbiturate overdose. During her all-too-brief life, Marilyn Monroe overcame a difficult to become one of the world’s biggest and most enduring sex symbols (Biography 1-2). Later baptized as Norma Jeane Baker, she never knew her father, and once thought Clark Gable to be her father. However there is no evidence that Gable ever met or knew Monroe’s mother,…

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    Needless to say, Marilyn Monroe was one of the most glamorous women in the world. I have watched many films that she acted. She was so beautiful with the telling eyes, the attractive lips, and the perfect body. I am eager to know whether or not she was as beautiful in real life as she was in films. Marilyn Monroe was one of the most famous actresses in the twentieth century. Not only known for the beauty, she is also known for her acting skills. She acted naturally, and professionally. If I met…

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    Most might see her amazing looks and good acting as the biggest part of Marilyn Monroe, but as you look deeper you might see a very troubled girl who could kill herself by overdose. She had a lot of other stuff going on other than just looking good and acting pretty and dumb, she had some very bad troubles that could have eventually led to a tragic death for everyone. Marilyn Monroe was a very iconic and some could say important person to society that led a young difficult life, had a famed…

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    Marilyn Monroe Biography

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    “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world” (Marilyn Monroe Brainy). This quote stated by Marilyn Monroe directly describes her life. Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson in Los Angeles, California. Her mother gave birth to her in the charity ward of the hospital and Norma never knew her father (Marilyn Monroe International). Norma had a tough childhood, going from one foster home to another because of her mother’s mental instability. At age 16, she married James…

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    Norma Jeane Mortensen, also known as Marilyn Monroe was born on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California. In the beginning Marilyn had a rough start at life. She didn’t know her father, and her mother Glady Pearl Bakers developed psychiatric problems and was placed in an institution. Monroe spent a lot of her time in foster care and in an orphanage. In 1937, Doc and Grace Goddard took care of Monroe for only a few years. At seven years old Marilyn was placed back in a foster home where she had…

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    Norma Jeane Baker or better know as Marilyn Monroe. Born June 1, 1926 and met an untimely death August 5, 1962. Fifthly plus years after her suspicious death we still wonder, was it an accident overdose or suicide. Who was Marilyn Monroe and what mental illness did she suffer from? A terrible childhood that lead to a successful but pained adulthood. Did she suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder, because of the alleged rape as a child? Or was she just like her mother and grandmother and…

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    One of the world 's most famous actresses of the 1900’s was Marilyn Monroe. She was known throughout the United States for being a famous American actress, singer, and model. Some of her famous nicknames she was known for were The Blonde Bombshell and MM. Marilyn was a famous symbol of beauty throughout the nation in her career of modeling. Marilyn was born on June 1, 1926 at 9:30 AM in Los Angeles, California in Los Angeles General Hospital. Her original birth name was Norma Jeane Mortenson and…

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    Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926. Although her life was unfortunately brief, she accomplished extraordinary things that affected not only the history of movies but made her one of the world’s biggest sex symbols. Marilyn didn’t grow up in a glamorous lifestyle but she was able to overcome the difficulties of her childhood to become the iconic face of glamour itself. Marilyn spent most of her childhood in foster care and an orphanage. Marilyn never knew her father…

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    Narrative On August 4th, 1962, Marilyn Monroe was pronounced dead due to an overdose in her Brentwood home. Contrary to popular belief, Marilyn Monroe was not subject to an overdose; she was murdered by Robert Kennedy, along with his co-conspirators Peter Lawford, his brother-in-law, and Dr. Ralph Greenson, Monroe’s psychiatrist. Marilyn Monroe’s sexual relations began with Attorney General Robert Kennedy when he was sent by his brother, JFK, to stop her from contacting the president, with whom…

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    Marilyn Monroe, one of the most famous actresses of the twentieth century, whose life was portrayed on the silver screen, was most know for being the first sex symbol in the 1950’s. Monroe made herself into the most iconic woman in history by promoting an on-screen style that seemed natural. Her American sweet heart face and sexy hourglass physique made her the ideal movie star. However, underneath her paragon image laid a insecure woman with a life filled with turmoil and physiological…

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