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Iron Bottom Sound, April 2012



Paul comes down to eye-level with his little sister, Jody.
Paul's parents, Faye and Kenneth, moved to Seattle from Anadarko, Oklahoma.
Paul and his sister, Jody, at the 1962 Seattle World's Fair
Paul's father, Kenneth, holds him on the front step of their first home in Seattle.
Paul was a sports fan from an early age. He and his father watched University...
What parent could resist taking this snapshot?
Paul and his cousin, Tom Grubbs, taking a break from some four-handed piano...
Paul at the World's Fair, near where he would later build EMP, the music and...
Paul and his father dressed up for an outing, though Paul clearly is hoping...
Paul's mother, Faye, and baby Paul in the park
Even as a young boy Paul wondered about the future, here building a toy robot...
Paul in the late 1960s, before the longer hair and big sideburns...

A teenaged Paul in 1970 with one of his earliest guitars
Lakeside School, where Paul attended high school and met Bill Gates
Bill Gates in the Lakeside School computer room, c. 1972
Paul and fellow Lakeside classmates working on an circuitry experiment, c. 1967.
Paul and Bill Gates in the computer room at Lakeside School, c. 1968
Paul and Bill Gates at Teletype, c. 1968
Paul Allen taking a turn in a prank 'electric chair' at Lakeside School, c. 1967.
Ric Weiland (seated) and Kent Evans (looking) at Teletype, c. 1969
Ric Weiland (seated) and colleagues at Teletype, c. 1969
Ric Weiland, c. 1969
Paul Allen's Lakeside School yearbook photo, c. 1971
Paul in 1972
Paul at the Phi Kappa Theta house at Washington State University...
Phi Kappa Theta's yearbook page, c. 1972
Rita with Paul at the high school prom. They continued dating after graduation...
Paul stands between his dad and a friend during a 1972 salmon fishing trip...
Salmon caught during the fishing trip is cooked on an open grill.
 

The team's first business trip to Japan. Above, from the left: Paul, Bill, Junichi Okada...
Steve Ballmer, above in 2003, was hired at Microsoft in 1980 after being recruited by Bill...
Paul and former Microsoft colleague Charles Simonyi pose with Mount St. Helens...
Two Park Central Tower was Microsoft's early headquarters in Albuquerque...
Kay Nishi, Bill Gates, and Paul Allen in Albuquerque in the mid 1970s.
Paul in his office in Microsoft's first Washington state headquarters in Bellevue

At the Experience Music Project in October 2010, Paul joined an all-star guitar jam to honor...
Some of Paul's favorite friends to play music with include: left, Robbie Robertson...
In 1999, Paul was lucky enough to jam with Mick Jagger at his birthday party...
Paul and Bono pose for a snapshot on the way to St. Tropez. When Paul was ill...
Dan Aykroyd, actor and Blues Brother, jams with Paul in a studio.
Actor Jack Black and Paul jamming onboard Octopus after the Shrek premiere...
Paul and his band playing at the opening of the House of Blues in Dallas in 2007.
Paul, guitar
Paul, guitar
Andrew Nelson, keyboards
Don Wilhelm, bass
Gary Thompson, drums
Terry Davison, guitar
   

Paul hugs Seahawks coach Pete Carroll after the 2014 Super Bowl victory.
Paul on the guitar during the party after the Seahawks victory in Super Bowl XLVIII.
Paul raises the Lombardi trophy on the podium after the Super Bowl XLVIII win.
Paul waves to the crowd at CenturyLink Field after the Super Bowl XLVIII victory parade.
Russell Wilson and Paul hold the Lombardi trophy during the Super Bowl victory celebration at CenturyLink Field.
Paul shakes Matt Hasselbeck's hand after a victory vs. St. Louis in 2009.
Paul talks with Pete Carroll after Carroll's introduction press conference at VMAC.
Paul and Seahawks great Walter Jones
Paul and Coach Carroll talk before the Seahawks playoff game in Chicago.
Paul's news conference after purchasing the team in 1996
Paul's news conference after purchasing the team in 1996
Paul waves to the crowd before a Seahawks game in 1996.
Paul and and Seahawks President Peter McLoughlin
Paul and and Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck in the locker room in 2010
Nate McMillan, Paul, and Steve Patterson at news conference announcing Nate's hiring...
Paul presenting Brandon Roy with a ceremonial ball in honor of Brandon being named...
Paul, Faye Allen, and Jody Allen at Memorial Coliseum before a Blazer game in 1988.
Clyde Drexler and Paul at Rose Garden ceremony retiring Clyde's number
Mayor Vera Katz and Paul at Rose Garden groundbreaking ceremony
NBA Commissioner David Stern and Paul at Rose Garden grand opening
The starting lineup that went to the NBA Finals in 1990 and 1992 during a...
Michael Jordan and Clyde Drexler facing off in the 1992 NBA Finals at the Rose Garden.
Michael Jordan guarding Clyde Drexler in 1992 NBA Finals at the Rose Garden.
Cliff Robinson, Jerome Kersey, Clyde Drexler, Kevin Duckworth, and Paul before a...
Paul, Faye Allen, and Jo Grubbs reviewing stat sheets during a Blazer game at Memorial...
Geoff Petrie and Paul in the Blazer draft room
Bert Kolde, Paul, and Faye Allen cheering on the Blazers.

Allan Jones, Ph.D., CEO of the Allen Institute for Brain Science, is pointing to the cerebellum...
Gene expression map in the human brain. This 3D view shows the expression of a...
Expression of a single gene in a human brain. Specifically, this view shows a 3D rendering of...
Gene expression map in the mouse brain. This 3D view shows the expression of a...
Engineers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science have developed automated custom...
Viewing and digitally scanning a stained section of brain tissue. This type of stain...
Frozen 1 cm-thick slabs of human brain, such as this, are anatomically annotated and...
Slides in preparation for in situ hybridization, a process used to map gene expression...
 

Paul's sister Jody spearheaded construction of the Experience Music Project in Seattle.
Paul Allen bought the NFL's Seattle Seahawks in 1997 to save the team....
Paul with WSU President Elson Floyd at the 2010 announcement...
In the background is Paul's yacht, Octopus, delivered in 2003...
Scuba diving, one of the great joys of Paul's life.
 

Paul and Jody on safari in Botswana, 2010, with Jabu, one of the elephants...
In northern Namibia, Bert Kolde, guide Chris Bakkes and Paul...
In Magadi, Kenya, with Shompole Mountain in the distance...
An elephant calf in Little Vumbura
Paul rides an elephant on a wildlife viewing trip at Abu Camp, Botswana.
A cheetah after feeding on an impala at Little Vumbura.
Flying along the Skeleton Coast of Namibia
Paul, friends and family fly in a hot air balloon near Sossusvlei, Namibia, in August 2007.
The safari party is greeted by an elephant at Little Vumbura.
Researchers collar a lion in Namibia in 2007.
Paul gets up close to an elephant while on safari at Little Vumbura in Botswana.
Paul and his sister, Jody, with Jabu the elephant while on safari in Bostwana in 2010.
Paul and members of his band, who travel with him frequently, meet with Jabu the elephant...
Paul takes a photo of the members of his band on Lamu Island, Kenya.
Breakfast in the Masai Mara National Reserve
Paul with Dr. Lee Berger looking at Sediba fossils at the Origins Center...
A villager in Himba, Namibia, where Paul travelled while on safari nearby...
Adventures in Antarctica
Adventures in Antarctica
Adventures in Antarctica
Adventures in Antarctica
Adventures in Antarctica
Adventures in Antarctica
Adventures in Antarctica

Photo 1: A "Dumbo octopus" photographed by ROV sub...
Photo 2: Dumbo octopuses hover along the bottom...
Photo 3: Officially known as Grimpoteuthis, this creature is...
Photo 4: These are among the rarest creatures...
   

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