President Franklin Roosevelt Walking

President Franklin D. Roosevelt did walk despite some modern day ideas, and this article discusses that and we can view a video of him doing so. Take a trip back in time today and watch this video.

 

Rare film footage featuring President Franklin D. Roosevelt walking to his seat at a baseball game helps dispel the myth that he tried to hide his disability and shows the courage it took to go about his daily life, experts said Friday. 

The clip shows FDR, who was paralyzed from the waist down by polio in 1921, grasping a rail with one hand while being supported on the other side by an assistant. FDR used a wheelchair because he could walk only with braces on his legs and the support of a cane. Click here to learn more.

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