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Today in 1809, Thomas Paine, whose pamphlet Common Sense helped convince the American public to fight for independence from Great Britain in 1776, dies in poverty and relative
obscurity in Greenwich Village.

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Today in 1809, Thomas Paine, whose pamphlet Common Sense helped convince the American public to fight for independence from Great Britain in 1776, dies in poverty and relative
obscurity in Greenwich Village.

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