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Dr. Seuss based You’re Only Old Once!

Dr. Seuss based You’re Only Old Once! (1986) on his own illnesses—which were “a series of everything.” For months he sat in waiting rooms sketching hospital machinery & what he thought would happen to him. While the book lamented the infirmities of age & the indignities of the health-care system, his own fierce determination to live demanded he give it a happy ending. By 1987 it sold 1 million copies.

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