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Kurt vonnegut, jr, was born in indianapolis, indiana, to third-generation german-american parents, kurt vonnegut, sr, and edith lieber both his father and his grandfather bernard vonnegut attended massachusetts institute of technology and were architects in the indianapolis firm of vonnegut. People from diverse backgrounds wrote to kurt vonnegut fans include atheists and believers, teachers, students, people in the military, aspiring novelists and playwrights, and avid readers from outside the united states the largest proportion of fan letters come from the 1970s.
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