Teddy Roosevelt, well-known as a sportsman later in life, actually started with a frail and sickly childhood. He developed a proclivity for exercise and the "strenuous life" as a teenager. Click through to see a bonus photo of Roosevelt during his time at Harvard... not to ruin the surprise, but the phrase "mutton chops" comes to mind.
Throughout his adult life, Roosevelt was a keen traveller and sportsman. Read more about his unique life in the American President essay.
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