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Edison Invents

Thomas Alva Edison changed our world! His genius gave us electric lights in our home and an entire system that produced and delivered electrical power. He was the first to record sound — and he also started the recording industry. Edison developed the first movie camera and produced the first movies. Learn more about this creative genius. You'll be "shocked" at what you discover!

 

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