Washington, a small town southeast of Seattle is 108 miles long, and outlined
by an endless amount of trailer parks; past them are many acres of timberland,
blemished by stubbly scars, where loggers have been clear cutting. From
east the first thing seen is the unattractive Weyerhauser lumberyard leading
to the Wishkah River.
These days, the streets of Aberdeen, Washington are
looking like empty or boarded up storefronts. Business is booming for only
local pawnshops. One of the biggest growth industries in the country presently
the cultivation of Marijuana and psychedelic mushrooms, which people grow
in order to boost their meager or nonexistent incomes. It wasn?t always this
bad. Aberdeen used to once be a bustling seaport where
sailors used to stop
off at. Truth is, the town used to be one big prostitution centre.
is where on February.20th 1967 Kurt Donald Cobain was born. To homemaker
Wendy Cobain(nee Fradenburg) and mechanic Donald Cobain. His early influences
who soon became mentors to him were,
his mothers siblings Chuck and Mary.
the day of his birth to the day of his death Kurt Cobain
had problems, psychological
and otherwise. The problems just could not leave him alone. The Cobain?s
didn?t live in the best part of Aberdeen and
were not wealthy. They were
basically ?white trash posing as middle class? according to Kurt when asked
about his early childhood upbringing. Kurt?s major problems began at the
age of 8 in 1975. This was when his parents divorced. His mother admits
that both she and Don used the kids(sister Kim 5 at the time of divorce)
in the divorce and fought for custody. It?s been described as that a ?light
went out? in him, a light that he tried to recapture, but couldn?t.
became angered at his parents for not being able to sort out their problems.
Throughout most of his childhood he was ashamed of his parents After the
divorce Kurt continued to... [continues]
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