Nation: I've Got to Keep Trying

A Catoctin mountain brought Jimmy to his knees

It is the kind of scene that happens every weekend all over the country, but this one is by now part of presidential history—the middle-aged runner with the yellow headband and the number 39 on his T shirt nearing the top of a long hill in Catoctin Mountain National Park, then beginning to moan and falter. "I've got to keep trying," gasped Jimmy Carter, now sweating heavily. "If I can just make the top, I've got it made."

Seconds later, an ashen-faced Carter felt his legs go...

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