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2015 White House Christmas Ornament; Socks Icon

2015 White House Christmas Ornament; Socks Icon

2015 White House Christmas Ornament; Socks Icon

Shortly after their marriage in 1905 Calvin Coolidge presented his new wife Grace with a basket containing pairs of socks to mend. When she asked him if he had married her to get his socks darned, he replied, “No—but I find it mighty handy.”

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