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Dr. Seuss Rocks

Why I still love Dr. Seuss
When I was a child, my Mom made sure I had all the Dr. Seuss books. I loved the silliness of his books. The pages with all their bright colors was such fun to read. The thing that was most appealing was the crazy words he would put together and make them rhyme.
As I began to grow older and have children of my own, of course the first book purchased was "Marvin K Mooney Will You Please Go Now" My daughter loved to read that with such enthusiasm. She was really kicking Marvin K. out at least once a night. It was so hilarious!
The rhyming gave her a love for words. I can still hear "Aunt Allie's Alligator, A, A, A."
The significance of Dr. Seuss means so much more to me now that I am past being my youth, past being a young mother but now an entrepreneur. 
His books still speak loudly too me but now with wisdom, courage, grit and now matter what, I will not quit.
Perhaps all startup founders have a bit of Dr. Suess of them. Quirky? Crazy? Odd? Well, let me give you the details and you decide...
But did you know that his first manuscript titled “And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street (1937)”, was rejected by twenty-eight publishers before Random House/Vanguard Press chose to publish it? Incidentally, the former President of Random House/Vanguard Press, Bennett Cerf once remarked, “I’ve published any number of great writers, from William Faulkner to John O’Hara, but there’s only one genius on my authors list. His name is Ted Geisel.” Persistence is the key…(
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