In 1912, Teddy Roosevelt was shot simply earlier than giving a speech.
He started with: “Mates, I shall ask you to be as quiet as doable. I don’t know whether or not you absolutely perceive that I’ve simply been shot; but it surely takes greater than that to kill a Bull Moose. Thankfully I had my manuscript – I used to be going to make a protracted speech – and there’s the place the bullet went via, 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’t make a really lengthy speech, however I’ll attempt my greatest…” then stored speaking for 1.5 hours earlier than lastly agreeing to hunt medical consideration.
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