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James Douglas Morrison was born on December 8, 1943 in Melbourne, FL to Steve and Clara Morrison. He had one brother and one sister, both younger than him. For the first three years of his life Morrison stayed with his mother and his father's parents in Clearwater, FL while his father was away at war. His father was a career Naval Officer who returned from World War II in 1946.

Due to his father's career, Morrison had to move many times during his childhood to various parts of the country. When he was four years old, Steve Morrison was transferred to Los Alamos, New Mexico to work in the governments atomic weapons program.

While living in New Mexico Morrison experienced what he would later call, "The most important moment in my life,"(14, #2). When they were driving on the highway outside of Albuquerque Morrison's parents and him came upon an overturned pick-up truck full of Pueblo Indians. His father got out to help, but they left soon after. Morrison screamed for his father

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