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Happy Birthday, Orson Scott Card!

Ender's Game author Orson Scott Card is celebrating his 61st birthday today and we here at Ender News would like to wish him super well!

Fun facts:

- Card came up with idea of the Battle Room way back in 1967.
- He studied theater at Brigham Young University.
- Not only has he written novels, but also both poetry and plays.
- He once started a theater company.
- He spent 2 years as a Mormon missionary in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
- Ender's Game has been translated into 28 different languages and has more than 80 book covers.
- Both Ender's Game and Speaker for the Dead won the Nebula and Hugo Awards for best novel in 1986 and 1987 respectively.

Orson Scott Card's latest novel is a collaboration project with author Aaron Johnston entitled Earth Unaware: The First Formic War. The story revolves around a mining family out in the far reaches of the solar system, the first humans to spot an incoming alien spaceship -- a spaceship carrying... guess who! Check it out on Amazon.

Happy Birthday!
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