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... Genet's mother was a young prostitute who raised him for the first year of his life before putting him up for adoption ... Thereafter Genet was raised in the provincial town of Alligny-en-Morvan, in the Nièvre department of central France ... of attempts at running away and incidents of petty theft (although White also suggests that Genet's later claims of a dismal, impoverished childhood were exaggerated to fit his outlaw image) ...
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