In 1912, Teddy Roosevelt was shot simply earlier than giving a speech.
He started with: “Pals, I shall ask you to be as quiet as potential. I don’t know whether or not you totally perceive that I’ve simply been shot; however it takes greater than that to kill a Bull Moose. Fortuitously I had my manuscript – I used to be going to make an extended speech – and there may be the place the bullet went by, and it in all probability saved me from it going into my coronary heart. The bullet is in me now, in order that I can not make a really lengthy speech, however I’ll attempt my finest…” then stored speaking for 1.5 hours earlier than lastly agreeing to hunt medical consideration.
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