Michael Rodriguez is one of more than 60 American service members who sat for a portrait by President George W. Bush. They are pictured together at Bush's 70th birthday bike ride at Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, Texas.
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James K. Polk, the 11th president of the U.S., was an unassuming figure. First lady Sarah Childress Polk had the Marine Band play "Hail to the Chief" so people would notice when he entered the room.
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