Warren Harding… a good rogue but not-so-good president

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Great post today on Writing Wranglers and Warriors written by Author Mike Staton. If you didn’t know much about President Warren Harding, this will give you a peek into the real man.

Writing Wranglers and Warriors

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I’ve just learned some amazing facts. Warren G. Harding, the former U.S. President who died in office, and I have a lot in common. We both were born in Ohio. We both were Ohio newspapermen. And we were both were elected to the nation’s highest… whoops, I guess we don’t have all that much in common.

Ohio's Warren Harding is famous for having a corrupt presidential administration. Now he's almost famous for his over-the-top love letters. Ohio’s Warren Harding is famous for having a corrupt presidential administration. Now he’s almost famous for his over-the-top love letters.

I’ve always had a fondness for President Harding, who suffered heart failure while in San Francisco on August 2, 1923, while on a campaign swing through the West Coast. I’d been 11 for about a month when Grandpa Frog and Grandma Mid Franks took the train from Akron, Ohio, to spend Christmas 1962 with us in Rialto, California. He shared some memories of his time in the Ohio National…

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Author of Fearless Fiction, L.Leander is an author, freelancer and songwriter. She says she credits her love of singing to her father, and her artistic talents to her mother, who was a painter. Both loved to read and write poems and short stories. "Nothing makes me as happy as curling up with a good book, or my guitar," Ms. Leander says. INZARED, QUEEN OF THE ELEPHANT RIDERS is the author's first novel. She is currently working on the sequel and a non-fiction series.

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