The other side of Hugh Hefner

History of Sorts


Now before you all get exited expecting to see lots of pictures of naked women(not that there is anything wrong with that} This is not that type of blog.

This is about the time that Hugh Heffner during the World War 2 years and just after the war.


Years before founding what would become the Playboy empire, Hefner served as a writer for a military newspaper in the U.S. Army at the end of WWII.

In 1943, when Hefner was 17, his friend Jane Sellers moved from Chicago to California, and they corresponded, remaining friends for decades.


She saved the letters and drawings he sent her, and later said, “At 16, I knew he was destined to do amazing things, so I saved every scrap of paper he ever sent or gave me.”


A descendent of Plymouth governor William Bradford from back in America’s colonial days, Hefner was born in…

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