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This lecture focuses on a period in Samuel Clemens life when he took the name, Mark Twain, and came to Michigan. It covers stories of his early childhood in the 1850's and contains entries from a diary of his travels in Michigan which was the beginning of his World Tour. The diary provides interesting comments about the St. Clair Flats and sites along the way to Mackinac Island and other parts of Michigan. The lecture along with 150 or more photos presents a time line of events in Twain’s family life