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Washington owned a distillery, Franklin took "air baths" and other founding fathers fun facts

Chris Ware

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Washington owned a distillery, Franklin took "air baths" and other founding fathers fun facts

As you celebrate the Fourth of July, here are some lesser-known facts about the founding fathers.
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As you celebrate the Fourth of July, here are some lesser-known facts about the founding fathers.

In his first year as president, Thomas Jefferson spent more on wine than he did on groceries. Ben Franklin invented the first flexible urinary catheter.

As you celebrate the Fourth of July, here are some lesser-known facts about the founding fathers in this video.

As you celebrate the Fourth of July, here are some lesser-known facts about the founding fathers.

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