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Old 10-20-2016, 06:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir View Post
He also died relatively young, at 60. The candle that burns twice as bright burns half as long.
Theodore Roosevelt also had his health severely impacted by exploring the Amazon in 1912. Three members of his expedition died, two later ones that retraced his steps were wiped out. He was also badly shaken by the death of his son Quentin in World War I (Roosevelt himself wanted to lead a division over there but President Wilson wouldn't authorize it...didn't want to give credibility to a political opponent).

Jimmy Carter may have a few good points but I remember high inflation, rising unemployment, block long gas lines, America held hostage in Iran and his support of terrorists like Arafat and dictators in North Korea.