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Every-Day Edit: Grover Cleveland

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Uncorrected Text:

Did you know there were only one U.S president to ever serve two non-consecutive terms Grover Cleveland was the United States 22nd and 24th president. He was born on March 18 1837, and lived in New York and new Jersey. As a kid, Grover Cleveland did not spend a lot of time in school. He taught himself to read and write and worked very hard. Eventually, he became a lawyer. After being a successful lawyour for years, Grover Cleveland ran for president. He become president in 1884, lost in 1888, and became president again on 1892. He is best known for being the only president to get married while in office and for having a candy bar, the Baby Ruth, named for his dotter.

Answer Key:

Did you know there was only one U.S. president to ever serve two non-consecutive terms? Grover Cleveland was the United States 22nd and 24th president. He was born on March 18, 1837, and lived in New York and New Jersey. As a kid, Grover Cleveland did not spend a lot of time in school. He taught himself to read and write and worked very hard. Eventually, he became a lawyer. After being a successful lawyer for years, Grover Cleveland ran for president. He became president in 1884, lost in 1888, and became president again in 1892. He is best known for being the only president to get married while in office and for having a candy bar, the Baby Ruth, named for his daughter.

 

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