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Article: Paul LePage
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LePage was born in [[Lewiston, Maine]], the eldest son of eighteen children of Theresa (née Gagnon) and Gerard LePage, both of French-Canadian descent.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~battle/celeb/lepage.htm |title=LePage genealogy site |publisher=Freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com |date= |accessdate=2013-07-19}}</ref> He grew up speaking [[French language|French]] in an impoverished home with an abusive father who was a mill worker.<ref name="lepage winner"/> His father drank heavily and terrorized the children; and his mother was too intimidated to stop him.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.pressherald.com/news/bonds-of-family-survive-a-troubling-often-brutal-upbringing-in-lewiston_2011-01-05.html |title=Bonds of LePage family survive a troubling, often brutal, upbringing in Lewiston &#124; The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram |publisher=Pressherald.com |date=2011-01-05 |accessdate=2013-07-19}}</ref> At age eleven, after his father beat him and broke his nose, he ran away from home and lived on the streets of [[Lewiston, Maine|Lewiston]], seeking shelter wherever he could find it, including in horse stables and at a "strip joint".<ref name="lepage winner"/><ref name="ready for business"/> After spending roughly two years homeless, he began to earn a living shining shoes, washing dishes at a café, and hauling boxes for a truck driver. He later worked at a rubber company, a meat-packing plant, and was a [[short order cook]], and [[bartender]].<ref name="lepage2010.com"/>
 
LePage was born in [[Lewiston, Maine]], the eldest son of eighteen children of Theresa (née Gagnon) and Gerard LePage, both of French-Canadian descent.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~battle/celeb/lepage.htm |title=LePage genealogy site |publisher=Freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com |date= |accessdate=2013-07-19}}</ref> He grew up speaking [[French language|French]] in an impoverished home with an abusive father who was a mill worker.<ref name="lepage winner"/> His father drank heavily and terrorized the children; and his mother was too intimidated to stop him.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.pressherald.com/news/bonds-of-family-survive-a-troubling-often-brutal-upbringing-in-lewiston_2011-01-05.html |title=Bonds of LePage family survive a troubling, often brutal, upbringing in Lewiston &#124; The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram |publisher=Pressherald.com |date=2011-01-05 |accessdate=2013-07-19}}</ref> At age eleven, after his father beat him and broke his nose, he ran away from home and lived on the streets of [[Lewiston, Maine|Lewiston]], seeking shelter wherever he could find it, including in horse stables and at a "strip joint".<ref name="lepage winner"/><ref name="ready for business"/> After spending roughly two years homeless, he began to earn a living shining shoes, washing dishes at a café, and hauling boxes for a truck driver. He later worked at a rubber company, a meat-packing plant, and was a [[short order cook]], and [[bartender]].<ref name="lepage2010.com"/>
   
LePage applied to [[Husson University|Husson College]] in [[Bangor, Maine|Bangor]], but was initially rejected due to a poor verbal score on the [[SAT]], a result of [[English language|English]] being his second language. <!-- second language in Maine?? -->He has said that Peter Snowe – the first husband of former [[United States Senate|U.S. Senator]] from Maine [[Olympia Snowe]] – persuaded Husson to give LePage a written exam in French, which allowed LePage to show his comprehension and be admitted.<ref name="lepage2010.com"/><ref name="sunjournal.com"/> At Husson, LePage improved his English skills and became editor of the college newspaper.<ref name="lepage2010.com"/> He graduated with a [[Bachelor of Science|B.S.]] in Business Administration in Finance and Accounting, and later earned an [[Master of Business Administration|MBA]] from the [[University of Maine]].<ref name="lepage2010.com"/>
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LePage applied to [[Husson University|Husson College]] in [[Bangor, Maine|Bangor]], but was initially rejected due to a poor verbal score on the [[SAT]], a result of [[English language|English]] being his second language. <!-- second language in Maine?? -->He has said that Peter Snowe – the first husband of former [[United States Senate|U.S. Senator]] from Maine [[Olympia Snowe]] – persuaded Husson to give LePage a written exam in French, which allowed LePage to show his comprehension and be admitted.<ref name="lepage2010.com"/><ref name="sunjournal.com"/> At Husson, LePage improved his English skills and became editor of the college newspaper.<ref name="lepage2010.com"/> He graduated with a [[Bachelor of Science|B.S.]] in Business Administration in Finance and Accounting, and later earned an [[Master of Business Administration|MBA]] from the [[University of Maine]].<ref name="lepage2010.com"/> LePage also liked to do craftworking as a child as he loved to work with wood and create many tiny carvings.
   
 
==Business career==
 
==Business career==
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Date: Wednesday, the 21st of October 2015 at 05:12:35 PM
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