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A ROUGH RIDE WITH RETRIEVERS
Theodore Roosevelt III
December 07, 1959
Anne Roosevelt's dedication to training Labradors at first horrified her stockbroker husband but, as Teddy Roosevelt III cheerfully explains, he finally won by joining 'em
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December 07, 1959

A Rough Ride With Retrievers

Anne Roosevelt's dedication to training Labradors at first horrified her stockbroker husband but, as Teddy Roosevelt III cheerfully explains, he finally won by joining 'em

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But be careful: the other day a terrible thing happened to me. Walking down the street I stopped and looked into a store window. My mind was miles away, musing over a dog which, just to make it easy, we'd imported from Montana. Suddenly I noticed my reflection. I was bent slightly at the waist, my right hand close to my right knee, the fingers rigid and held together as though I were going to salute. I straightened up immediately, glancing right and left, the color tingling my face. Panic seized me when I realized I was just about to send an imaginary retriever.

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