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Samuel johnson and his sister connie visiting the garvan institute of medical research in december 2013 as part of his unicycle world record attempt. Samuel johnson was born on september 18, 1709 (ns) in the country town of lichfield in staffordshire, the son of michael johnson, aged 50, a bookseller and stationer, and his wife sara, aged 37. The other new life of johnson to appear this season, samuel johnson: a biography, by peter martin, is more academic and less literary than meyers',.
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