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What tradegy happen to TR when his daughter was born?

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December 19, 2014 4:55PM

Theorode Roosvelt lived sad moments in his life. While he was at work in the New York state legislature attempting to get a government reform bill passed when he was summoned home by his family. He returned home to find his mother, Mittie, had succumbed to typhoid fever. On the same day, his wife of four years, Alice Lee, died of Bright's disease, a severe kidney ailment. Only two days before her death, Alice Lee had given birth to the couple's daughter, Alice.