Charles Darwin was born February 12, 1809 in shrewsbury England. Charles loved nature, in fact he spent most of his time in the family garden counting peony flowers. Then something bad hit the Darwins house, which made the Darwins fall apart Charles mom died when he was only eight so, Charles older brother and sisters had to pitch in and help take care of Charles and his little sister Catherine. After that, Charles was sent to live at school, he slept in an dormitory with a lot of other boys. Charles did not like it at all. Finally his dad pulled him out and put him in medical school. Charles did not like it either because medicine was just not for him. But he didn't want to disappoint his father so he kept taking more classes. Then he couldn't take it anymore and he finally confessed to his dad. His dad was mad! Then after that, Charles went on a trip around the world with Captain FitzRoy on a ship called the HMS Beagle then Captain FitzRoy gave him a book, Charles read it and it said that god did not create the world in 6 days volcanoes and nature and even people created the world. Just think you walk on the world everyday and so does animals. Even volcanoes erupt and change the world!