A small, private funeral is taking place today for Apple founder Steve Jobs, who died this week at age 56 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
As Steve Jobs tells the story, the phone call was made in the middle of the night. An unwed couple had put their child up for adoption. That's how Steve Jobs came to be adopted by working class Paul Jobs, a machinist, and wife Clara of San Francisco in the winter of 1955.
Full Name：Steven Paul Jobs
Born：February 24 1955, San Francisco
Education：Homestead high school, California; Reed College, Oregon
Career：Co-founder and CEO, Apple Computer 1976-85, 1997- ; founder and president, NextStep 1985-96; co-founder and CEO Pixar, 1986-
Family：Married with four children
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