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|Aliases||Hawkeye, Clint, Goliath|
|Relatives||Brett Barton (ancestor), Mack Barton (ancestor), Harold Barton (father, deceased), Edith Barton (mother, deceased), Charles Bernard Barton (Trickshot) (brother), Barbara Morse (Mockingbird) (wife)|
|Affiliation||Avengers, formerly Avengers West Coast, Thunderbolts|
Clint Barton is a member of the Avengers.
Clinton "Clint" Barton was born to Harold and Edith Barton. He grew up working in his father's Butchers shop in Waverly, Iowa with his brother, Barney. Their father was abusive, especially when he drank and continually beat the young boys, Barney taught Clint how to fight and helped him to improve his aim. Harold's drinking eventually cost him his life along with his wife when both died in a car accident. Clint and Barney were sent to a children's home, from where they run away to join a traveling circus, the pair worked as roustabouts. While a member of the circus, Clint was trained by the original Swordsman and by Trickshot.