Presidential Trivia (Weird Edition)

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Can you name the strange facts about specific US Presidents?

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Donated his entire presidential salary to charity
Had a custom-built bathtub installed in the White House
Customarily swam nude in the Potomac River every morning
Was the first president to travel on an airplane during his administration
Got lost in the woods on the way to the White House
Gave the longest inaugural address in US history - an interminable two hours - during a winter storm
Had the biggest feet of any US president (size 14)
Personally answered incoming phone calls to the White House
Refused to answer the telephone while president
Helped fight a fire at the Library of Congress that destroyed over 35,000 books
Prior to his presidency, worked as a fashion model and a park ranger at Yellowstone
At 42, he was the youngest man to assume the office of President
An accomplished speed reader, he was reportedly able to read 2,000 words per minute
Avid collector of Spider-Man and Conan the Barbarian comic books
Raised sheep for their wool on the White House lawn
Awoke before dawn to practice the piano for two hours every morning
The smallest US president, he stood just 5'4' and weighed a meager 100 pounds
Was the first president to attend a baseball game
Wrote his own epitaph, completely omitting any mention of his presidency
Was once forced to sleep in the hallway of the White House during a visit by the Prince of Wales

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