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Kay Thompson was born in St Louis, Missouri, on November 9 1909. "I was a stage-struck kid, she said "and I got out of St. Louis fast." In New York City, Thompson become a successfull dancer and singer. When she was late for a rehearsal one day, she apologize in the high-pitched voise of a 6-year-old. The character she create that day would soon become the character in a popular childrens book, Eloise.

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Kay Thompson was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on November 9, 1909. "I was a stage-struck kid," she said, "and I got out of St. Louis fast." In New York City, Thompson became a successful dancer and singer. When she was late for a rehearsal one day, she apologized in the high-pitched voice of a 6-year-old. The character she created that day would soon become the character in a popular children's book, Eloise.

 

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