09 Apr '12, 2am

How Dartmouth Named Its Dr. Seuss Medical School (Video) | Care2 Causes

How Dartmouth Named Its Dr. Seuss Medical School (Video) | Care2 Causes

In the year nineteen hundred and twenty-five, Before many of us was indeed alive, A certain Theodor “Ted” Geisel graduated From Dartmouth, which was later elated When said alumnus kindly offered Untold philanthropy, duly proffered Thanks to the magic from his wit and pen. As a student, he’d edited the Jack-O-Lantern, A magazine of laughs marrying picture To word until one fateful adventure In his senior year. Caught in collegiate Revelry, he was required to abdicate His editorship on the orders of the Dean, A turn of events seemingly quite mean. But our hero’s thinking was simply set loose And he kept on writing with the name “Seuss.” Under this name what did he then do? He wrote about Horton hearing a Who, About green eggs and ham, about a Grinch, About Yertle the Turtle — what a cinch Rhymes were under his pen! He drew Foxes in socks and Things One and Two, There was the...

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