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    Read the text and choose the correct answer for each gap.

    Marilyn Monroe 1 in 1926 in Los Angeles. Her real name was Norma Jeane Mortenson. When she was seven years old, her mother 2 move into hospital because she was suffering from mental illness. After that, Norma lived in several foster homes. After her sixteenth birthday, Norma married James Dougherty, but their marriage didn’t last long. 3 Norma’s difficult childhood made her strong, it also made her very insecure.

    During World War Two, Marilyn worked in a factory. There, she 4 the photographer David Conover and he asked her 5 in his photographs. Their photos were very successful. By 1945 she 6 on 33 magazine covers! But Marilyn’s dream was to be an actress. 7 her modelling success, she 8 some film roles, and by 1953, she was one of 9 popular Hollywood stars.

    10 , she was never lucky in love. In 1954, she married the baseball star Joe DiMaggio. They split up just nine months later. At the time, DiMaggio’s baseball career 11 . He felt jealous of Marilyn, 12 had become famous and 13 by many people. He spent most of his time 14 television, which Marilyn found boring.

    In 1956, Marilyn married the writer Arthur Miller. At first, they were happy together, but later, while the two of them 15 together on a film, they fell out and separated. Marilyn died from a drug overdose when she was 36 years old.


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