As a child, William Beebe was my hero, and I used to read about him going down in the bathysphere, and I wanted to do that too. And I told my family, I said, 'I'd like to go down and be like William Beebe,' and they said, 'Well, maybe you can take up typing and get to be the secretary of William Beebe or somebody like him.'

Eugenie Clark


Author Profession: Scientist
Nationality: American
Born: May 4, 1922
Died: February 25, 2015


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