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13 COOL FACTS ABOUT U.S. PRESIDENTS:

  1. George Washington was the only president elected unanimously.

  2. Thomas Jefferson was also an accomplished architect.

  3. On the day he was shot, Abraham Lincoln told his bodyguard that he had a dream he would be assassinated.

  4. Martin Van Buren was the first president to be born as a citizen of the United States. The presidents before him were born as British subjects.

  5. Martin Van Buren was the only president to speak English as a second language. His first language was Dutch.

  6. At 42 Teddy Roosevelt was the youngest man to hold the office of president.

  7. Joe Biden is the oldest man elected president at 78 years.

  8. Teddy Roosevelt was once shot in the chest on his way to give a speech, he did not cancel and spoke for 48 minutes with the bullet still lodged in his chest.

  9. William Henry Harrison was the 9th president. His grandson, Benjamin Harrison, was the 23rd president.

  10. John Tyler had a total of 15 children.

  11. Bill Clinton enjoys playing the saxophone and was a member of a band called "Three Blind Mice" in high school.

  12. After working at a Baskin-Robbins as a teen, President Obama no longer likes ice cream.

  13. When Ronald Reagan was shot in 1981, he joked "I forgot to duck".

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