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Four

 

What a wonderful number is four. At the crux of life itself are four base pair nucleotides, Thymine, Guanine, Cytosine, and Adenine; together they form DNA and all the genetic information that makes us who we are. Four is a 4-letter word–the only number in English that has the same number of letters as its numerical representation. Lou Gehrig, one of the greatest baseball players to ever take the field, wore the number four. When creating a planar map, four is the fewest colors required to prevent adjacent countries from being the same color. Two plus two, two times two and two to the power of two all equal, you guessed it, four. There were four classical Greek elements: fire, earth, water and air. All of the exquisitely beautiful music ever to flow from the violin was created by four little strings. On February 9, 1964 on the Ed Sullivan show, a fabulous four performed live on TV for the first time in America.¬†There are four chambers in the human heart. Most importantly though, four is the exact number of people who make up a pretty awesome little family in Southern California, my family.

 

 

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