People, may 18, 1953

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Back in Independence, tanned and hearty after a month's vacation in Hawaii, Harry Truman celebrated his 69th birthday by digging through a mountain of greeting cards, working on his memoirs, dishing out some political advice to a high-school senior during his morning stroll ("Shake everybody's hand and ask about their friends and relatives, and you'll get along"). Next day he told a reporter that he was just coasting before getting back into politics, not as a candidate himself—in fact, he said, he would never...

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