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President Jackson lived with a bullet right under his heart most of his life. He sustained this injury in a duel with Charles Dickinson in May 1806. After Charles Dickinson shot him, Jackson shot and killed Dickinson.

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President Andrew Jackson (March 4, 1829 - March 4, 1837) lived with a bullet in his chest most of his life. He was wounded during a dual with Charles Dickenson in 1806.

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Theodore Roosevelt lived with a bullet in his chest during the latter part of his life. Mister Roosevelt was shot while he was campaigning in 1908.

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Vice President Richard Cheney was shot in the chest at mid 40's

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President Andrew Jackson (March 4, 1829 - March 4, 1837) lived with a bullet in his chest most of his life. He was wounded during a dual with Charles Dickenson in 1806.

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Andrew Jackson was shot in the chest in a duel and the bullet could not be removed because it was too close to his heart, so he lived with it until he died as an old man.

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