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Here’s an old dude reading to his dog in 1905.

Oh, wait! It’s Theodore Roosevelt!

Is the 26th President of the United States reading aloud to his sweet pup?

I guess a great man has to have some quality rest time while brokering peace between Russia and Japan in June 1905. Looks like he knew the benefits of a good book in one hand and a pup in the other. 

A year after this beautiful photo was taken he was awarded The Nobel Peace Prize.

[Photographer, sadly, unknown.]

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  1. i love this photo of tr. i am presently finishing his biography and have become nchanted with all things theo. he was such a multifacetic man, loved the outdoors, was a family man, a great diplomat, a conservaionist, the list is endless.

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