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Commemorative Stamps Approved during FDR's Presidency Print

Fun Presidential Facts – Franklin Roosevelt

Here are some fun facts and personal opinions about President Franklin Roosevelt

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Cadillac founding Detroit plate block stamps - 1951

Franklin FDR Roosevelt – Stamp Collecting

“He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.” Psalms 23:2 KJV
Farley would help the new President in a totally different “official” way. No, our Bible character takes a different route. For twenty five cents, my Dad could buy me four stamps and still have a penny left over.

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List: What similiar trait do I have with Presidents Harding to LBJ

Harding, Coolidge, Hoover, FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy and LBJ. These are the twenty-ninth through thirty-sixth Presidents. This is a list of how I think I am like them.

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Winter Sunrise over Lake Monroe - King George, Virginia

Franklin Roosevelt – First Inauguration Address: We have nothing to fear but fear itself

“And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.” Genesis 1:4 KJV

There it is; the opening of the day of opportunity. The rooster crowed and we debated whether to throw a rock at it or just get up. Some people are such an inspiration of courage like we’ve never seen.

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Franklin "FDR" Roosevelt Walking Canes - Warm Springs, Georgia

Franklin D Roosevelt – Polio

“Speak unto the children of Israel, and take of every one of them a rod according to the house of their fathers, of all their princes according to the house of their fathers twelve rods: write thou every man’s name upon his rod.” Numbers 17:2 KJV

I had my fishing pole and my camera and I was really to go. There was always someone strong on the other side to make sure he wouldn’t fall.

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Tecumseh (Indian) - Clipart

William Henry Harrison – The Curse of Tecumseh

“And they set the ark of God upon a new cart, and brought it out of the house of Abinadab that was in Gibeah: and Uzzah and Ahio, the sons of Abinadab, drave the new cart.” 2 Samuel 6:3 KJV

It’s probably not politically correct to even talk about Indians this way today, but it kept us busy for hours. Tecumseh was a Shawnee Indian warrior. Tenskwatawa, the Prophet, was his younger brother. How it really happens or if it really happened at all is often suspect.

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Grave in New Orleans

Franklin Roosevelt – The Depression

“Then went in also that other disciple, which came first to the sepulchre, and he saw, and believed.” John 20:8 KJV

I think it is one of the coolest events of childhood, especially from a parent’s or grandparent’s vantage point. They thought He was going to make the world a different place. Now their hopes were gone.

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