Saturday, May 4, 2013

Fact of the Day: Roosevelt Vision

Even as a Governor and a President, Teddy Roosevelt was an avid boxer. He engaged in sparring matches on a weekly basis. However one punch left him blind in his left eye, which remained a secret for many years afterward. 

23 comments:

  1. Didn't know this! He did look like a boxer....

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  2. I had no idea! That's too bad...

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  3. I wonder if modern-day presidents hide their illnesses and such in the way that many of the older presidents did?

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    1. I doubt it in this age of the internet

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  4. Never knew that, hazards of boxing

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  5. Great

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  6. Interesting fact. I just read a nice quote of his "comparison is the thief of joy".

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  7. I studied American History when I lived in the States and never knew about this. I only remember his "carrot and stick" :)

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  8. Hi Love ^_^

    How you doing?

    Very intresting theme.

    Have a Lovely Weekend,

    Nicole

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  9. I learnt about him in " Winter of the world" by Ken Follett. Very interesting fact, Adam. Kisses:)

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  10. You really come up with such interesting information, Adam.

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  11. Didn't know of course but I love this type of post you make Adam!
    You know all:)

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  12. whoa that's very interesting how does he manage to keep it secret

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    1. you just have to keep an eye on things

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  13. i did not know this either. but people used to tease me about my name by saying his.

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