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FC: Jim Henson | By Gillian McClees

2: Place of birth: Greenville, Mississippi Date of birth: September 24, 1936 Place of death: New York, New York Date of death: May 16, 1990 Reason for death is Streptococcus Pyogenes. Most famous for creating Sesame Street. And creating The Muppets. | Basic Information

3: Jim Henson's parents are Betty Marcella and Paul Henson. He was raised as a christian scientist, and grew up in | Hyattsville, Md. In 1950 he attended Northwestern High School. He attended college at the University of Maryland. There he met Jane Nebel, and they married in 1954. They had five children together. | Family

4: I say that Jim Henson is creative because he created Sesame Street and The Muppets. He is also creative because he created Sam and Freiends. | Creative

5: Imaginative | Jim Henson is imaginative because he thought of using foam rubber so the puppets could have bigger emotions, and he started putting metal sticks inside the puppets arms so they could move them around more easily and look more real.

6: Inspiring | Jim Henson is inspiring because before he had The Muppets and Sesame Street, one of his first jobs was making commercials for Wikins Coffee Company in Seattle.

7: "No time is wasted time." | Quotes and Fun Facts | "Life's like a movie, write your own ending." | "Simple is good." | Kermit the Frog has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

8: Time of his Life | September 24, 1936-Jim Henson was born in Greenvile, Mississippi 1954-He attended Northwestern High School 1955-He created Sam and Friends 1959-He married Jane Nebel 1969-Sesame Street started 1976-The Muppets started 1981-The Muppets ended 1982-The Muppets comic strip May 16,1990-Jim Henson died 2004-Sesame and Muppets were sold to Walt Disney Company

9: Jim Born in Greenvile, Mississippi Child of Betty and Paul Henson Lived in Hyattsville, Md and New York Overcame his parents divorce Worked as a creator of The Junior Morning Show Challenged by Streptococcus Pyogenes Personal traits were humor and smart Always thought of new ideas for shows Never gave up on his projects Best known for The Muppets and Sesame Street Henson | Bio Poem

10: Dear Journal | Today I made a new puppet, he is green and looks like a frog. I named him Kermit the Frog. I am going to have him be one of the star puppets in one of the shows. And today I have started on an other puppet, I am thinking it well be a girl pig. Named Miss Piggy.

11: Dear Hero | Jim Henson, you are my hero because you created a show that is entertaining, and it teaches children how to do things and when they should things. I think of you as a teacher who wants to teach children in a way they will remember.

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