A "Marilyn Monroe" Life

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Most people hear the word “conspiracy” and think of an assumption of a made up story or almost like an urban legend. According to Merriam Webster, the definition of “conspiracy” is an agreement between two or more people to commit an unlawful act to accomplish a lawful end by unlawful means. This definition will play a key role in, the late superstar, Marilyn Monroe’s death.
Marilyn Monroe was born on the first of June in the year of 1926. In her youth she was also known as “Norma Jeane Baker. Marilyn Monroe resided in Los Angeles, California. Monroe spent very little time with her biological family. At approximately two weeks old, Monroe was placed in the first of many foster homes, guardianships, and orphanages. Due to the unbalance of her youth, she suffered an insecure childhood leading to sexual molestation and a very early marriage.
At age nineteen, Monroe was discovered at her job inspecting military parachutes by an Army photographer. At age twenty, she took her first screen test and signed a contract with 20th Century-Fox where she adopted her stage name of Marilyn Monroe. In 1956 she legally changed her name from Norma Baker, to Marilyn Monroe. Monroe’s contract contract lasted seven years and she started out her career playing small roles such as, The Asphalt Jungle (1950) and All about Eve also of 1950. She caught a big break with her more intense roles entitled Clash by Night (1952) and Don’t Bother to Knock, also of 1952. With roles like these, she were able to show off her true talents starring as a psychotic babysitter in Don’t Bother to Knock.
Fast forwarding to the tragic death of Marilyn Monroe, which happened on August 5th, 1962, many writers and social media believed to have different opinions and mu...

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...in the bed, lifeless.
To conclude, Marilyn Monroe had a life filled with popularity, success, and fame. Unfortunately her life was taken too soon and many unanswered questions still remain as to the cause of her death. The mystery that has caused many to question and suspect that a conspiracy was involved. Did she take her own life, due to depression even though she had more fame than a single human being can imagine, or was it the cause of something more sinister, such as a murder to cover up a secret that was on the verge of being told? We may never know but we do know that she left behind a legacy as an actress that will continue to intrigue her fans for many years to come.

Works Cited

Margot A. Henrikson "Monroe, Marilyn" http://www.anb.org/articles/18/18-00856.html American National Biography Online Feb 2000

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