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6 Awesome Things You Probably Didn't Know About Ronald Reagan

SageAdvice29 Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 9:45 AM
Shoot when I played football, the coach did not allow weight training. He thought it was too dangerous and likely to cause permanent injury. So, my best training camp was the summers I spent digging ditches (literally acting like a human backhoe) plus hauling hay. I found that being able to windmill a bale in each arm up five rows high was a pretty good exercise. And, when you ran instead of walked between bales, you made more money, although it tended to make the guys doing the stacking cry. :-)
liberty not license Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 11:54 AM
Wow...those were the days. I am thinking the video game-playing youth of today would not last five minutes; I hope I am wrong. Haha... I know I would not last five minutes!

It's no secret that Ronald Reagan holds a special place in the heart of conservatives--and indeed most Americans. Winston Groom, who has a new book out on Ronald Reagan, spoke Wednesday evening at a Reagan exhibit in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., and shared fascinating anecdotes from Reagan's past that gave insight into what shaped the 40th president of the United States.

Some of the most dynamic examples revealed Reagan's ability to embrace hard work and take on even the most unglamorous of jobs. They also showed a man who knew how to overcome...

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