“I don’t always drink beer, but when I do…I prefer Dos Equis.” If you watch television you have seen the Dos Equis man, the man who once had an awkward moment just to see what it felt like. Little people know who the man in the commercial is based on. The commercial is based on no other than one of the most interesting men of all time, Ernest Hemingway. Ernest Hemingway is of course famous for his literary work, but he is also famous for doing absolutely adventureous, sometimes death defying feats that most people look at today and wonder what in the world was Hemingway thinking. A man who loved to box as a young man, enlisted in the army to experience war, went adventuring as a reporter in Spain after the Spanish civil war, loved watching bullfights, hunted the safaris of Africa, and done many more things that are simply amazing has made people for many years fascinate over him. Ernest Hemingway accomplished many amazing feats and went on many adventures on his life, and because of this Hemingway is arguably the most interesting man of all time. Ernest ended his life as a depressed man and took his own life on July 2nd with one of his shotguns. Ernest Hemingway, the most interesting man of all time, who left a mark everywhere he went also impacted the world in which we live.Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21st, 1899. The place of his birth was Oak Park, Illinois, a high upscale suburb of Chicago. His father was a general practitioner and he later became a specialist in obstetrics. He also was raised in Oak Park, where at Oak Park High School, he met Grace Hall who was his future wife and Ernest’s mother. They were married in Oak Park, raised their children in Oak Park, and never left Oak Park. Ernest from a young age w…
…look at Ernest’s life and wonder if that’s how every man should live. With a beer commercial that models their mascot after Ernest, it is obvious that his interesting life has made a lasting impact on the world. His great novels will always be around and will be read throughout the ages. Ernest Hemingway died at the age of sixty-two, but his legacy will live on forever.
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