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WATCH: Rare Video Released of FDR Walking

After Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s polio worsened, the president was hardly ever seen walking, let alone filmed walking. Now, thanks to a donation to the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission, a second video of FDR walking has been made viewable.

The footage, which you can watch above, was taken in 1937 as FDR struggled to exit a baseball stadium in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The video was taken by Major League Baseball pitcher Jimmie DeShong, and his family recently donated the film to the state historical association.

According to the Daily Mail, the footage will also be used in Ken Burns’ upcoming documentary about the Roosevelts.

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A boy gets attacked by a large dog, only to have his cat save him with a flying tackle. Watch the amazing video here.

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