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THE MAN, WALTER DEAN MYERS
by Cherish Jackson
Mayo School
2004/2005


Walter Dean Myers use to go to church on 120th in Harlem. His brother used to shout in the back of the church. Walter Dean Myers has a collection of photos. He also wrote 80 books. He makes $1000 a mouth. He also writes 5 pages a day in3 hours. He said in one of his poems that a youth is a terrible thing to waste. Walter Dean Myers got some of his poems from conversations he heard on buses and subways. He always carries a notebook I had fun!


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