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Reathel Odum was Bess W. Truman's personal secretary from 1945 to 1953. Odum discusses living in the White House, Madge Gates Wallace, guests of the Trumans during the presidency, and visiting the Truman home in Independence.
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Did You Know?
Harry Truman was accident-prone as a child. When he was a little boy, he broke his collarbone when he fell off a chair while combing his hair.