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    The Only President to Marry in the White House

    August 9, 2017

    “Whatever you do, tell the truth.” Grover Cleveland

    If tabloids existed back in the 19th century, Grover Cleveland would have made all the covers. Cleveland was known for his honesty and even quickly rose through the ranks of politics because of his impeccable reputation. Yet, he fathered an illegitimate childย and secretly dated and then married a college girl who was nearly 30 years his junior.ย To top it off, he also had a secret surgery aboard a yacht (though Americans wouldn’t learn that until decades later) during his second term.

    Speaking of that second term, Grover Cleveland, our president of the week, also became our only president to serve two-non-consecutive terms. Yep, he was both our 22nd and 24th president.

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    The President Who Won by a SINGLE Electoral Vote

    June 28, 2017

    If you thought the 2000 election was bad–remember hanging chads?–just wait until you hear about this. The 1876 presidential election was the longest election process in our country’s history. It dragged on for four very long…

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    Road Trips with Kids Survival Guide

    June 20, 2017

    I know I’m not alone in my feelings of hating being in the car, especially when it involves small children for more than an hour or two. Road trips with kids can be torture. You may…

  • How Abraham Lincoln became America’s Iconic Hero

    June 5, 2017

    “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”-Abraham Lincoln Thinking about our 16th president (our president of the week) literally gives me goosebumps sometimes. So…

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