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When Presidents Hide Health Scares

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At the beginning of the month, President Trump was diagnoses with coronavirus—and questions quickly followed. For several days, the truth about the president’s condition seemed foggy, especially after he went to the hospital.

That got us thinking about other presidents who have hidden health scares. Today, we’re going to talk about two cases—Grover Cleveland and Woodrow Wilson—who went to great lengths to hide the truth about their health from the American people.

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