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As an adolescent, Wright was bored with school. If his teachers couldn’t find him in class they checked the library. Wright said he learned more there, surrounded by books, than he did in class. The writing began at a young age. At age 10, Wright and two boys, who were brothers, invented a baseball game and he wrote the sports page for the imaginary game. He also developed the habit of writing vignettes about things that happened during the day from a satiracle point of view. Wright dropped out of school and left home at sixteen and at age seventeen enlisted in the Navy.
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As an adolescent, Wright was bored with school. If his teachers couldn’t find him in class they checked the library. Wright said he learned more there, surrounded by books, than he did in class. The writing began at a young age. At age 10, Wright and two boys, who were brothers, invented a baseball game and he wrote the sports page for the imaginary game. He also developed the habit of writing vignettes about things that happened during the day from a satiracle point of view.<ref>"Former Mattoon resident turned writer leads solitary existence", ''Mid-Illinois Newspapers'' (Thursday, May 18, 1989)</ref> Wright dropped out of school and left home at sixteen and at age seventeen enlisted in the Navy.
==Military Service==
==Military Service==
In 1958, Wright enlisted for a four-year stint in the Navy. He served with the Naval Amphibious Forces and is a veteran of the Quemoy-Matsu Crisis and the Vietnam War.
In 1958, Wright enlisted for a four-year stint in the Navy. He served with the Naval Amphibious Forces and is a veteran of the Quemoy-Matsu Crisis and the Vietnam War.

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