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The Writer’s Almanac for November 12, 2017: Before Dark

November 12, 2017: birthday: Auguste Rodin

Today is the birthday of French sculptor Auguste Rodin, born in Paris in 1840. He created the masterpieces The Thinker and The Kiss. He said: “I invent nothing, I rediscover,” and “Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.”