The Valentine’s Day That Changed America

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Future Prez Theodore Roosevelt had one hell of a Valentine's Day in 1884: His mother and wife both passed away, of typhoid fever and kidney failure, respectively. How a young Teddy dealth with those tragedies will be the focus of a talk by Patricia O’Toole (When Trumpets Call: Theodore Roosevelt After the White House), followed by a tour of the ladies' graves by Green-Wood historian Jeff Richman.


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