Ten fun facts about Bob Hope

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Fact 1:
Bob was born In England 1903 but was raised in Cleveland.

Fact 2:
Bob Hope died at the age of 100 of Pneumonia.

Fact 3:
Bob Hope had four children; Eleanora, Linda, William and Anthony.


Fact 4:
He married Dolores Reade in 1934, and stayed married to her till he died.

Fact 5:
When hope was young, he sold 2 cent newspapers in the street.

Fact 6:
Leslie Townes Hope was his original name.

Fact 7:
Hope's dad was a stonemason and his mother was a light opera singer.

Fact 8:
During WWII, Hope traveled extensively to entertain troops overseas.

Fact 9:
Bob dropped out of high school.

Fact 10:
In 1997 the U.S. Congress recognized his efforts by naming him the first “Honorary Veteran” in U.S. history.

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