Happy Birthday, Thomas Edison

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Thomas Edison Meet Me at the Corner takes a virtual field trip to the Thomas Edison National Historical Museum in West Orange,New Jersey.. Young Carter interviews Patrick Garner who portrays Thomas Edison who talks about his early life and his many inventions.

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