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Charming Tribute Remembers Etch-A-Sketch Inventor



Though French inventor André Cassagnes had a long and successful career as one of France’s best-known kite designers, his greatest invention was the beloved Etch-A-Sketch

The toy maker passed away in January, and to honor his memory, Christoph Niemann of the New York Times created a short tribute using the iconic toy to illusrtate Cassagnes’ life story.

The creative clip is part of the New York Times Magazine’s annual “The Lives They Lived” series, which honors cultural icons who passed away this year

Niemann’s video offers a charming look back on the life of an inventor whose product continues to entertain children and adults — and probably will for years to come. Read more…

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