Eddie was born in 1965 in Hawkins, Indiana. Though his parents and their statuses have yet to be revealed, his guardian is his paternal uncle, Wayne Munson, and they both stayed in the town’s Forest Hills Trailer Park. During the 1970s, Eddie attended Hawkins Middle School alongside Chrissy Cunningham. Hawkins Middle School hosted a talent show, where both Eddie and Chrissy participated in. Eddie was impressed by Chrissy’s cheerleading while Chrissy was impressed by Eddie’s rock band, Corroded Coffin. Eventually, the two drifted apart one they began attending Hawkins High School, though Eddie never held animosity towards her. While attending Hawkins High, Eddie began the school’s Dungeons & Dragons club, the Hellfire Club, which was despised by the school’s alumni die to the rising belief that D&D was connected to the worship of Satan. Eddie flourished with these rumors and taunt the popular kids, causing him to have a rivalry with Jason Carver, Chrissy’s boyfriend and a member of the Hawkins High basketball team. Eddie was originally going to graduate in 1984, and again in 1985, but his rebellious streak and poor grades led him to being held back, leading him to despise the school’s principal.
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