Roosevelt spoke for more than an hour. Then he was rushed to the Johnston Emergency Hospital, where six surgeons prepared him on an operating table. Roosevelt insisted they were taking the wound, between the collar bone and the lower rib, too seriously.
Photo: An X-ray of Roosevelt’s chest shows how close the bullet (embedded in rib on left) came to piercing his lung. Courtesy of the Library of Congress
Ed note: We already knew Roosevelt was awesome but this just pushes him over the top.