President Ronald Reagan on Challenges: "The Best Days Are Always the Ones that Lie Ahead."

January 5, 1984

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President Ronald Reagan on Challenges: "The Best Days Are Always the Ones that Lie Ahead."
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1 page | SMC 1484

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      For his sunny optimism, as much as anything, Americans loved Reagan. Here, in a sentence, he expresses that defining faith: “I've known the feeling you have,” he writes, “but from experience can tell you the best days are always the ones that lie ahead.”

      A child of the Depression; a veteran of Hollywood; a defeated candidate – and one of the most popular presidents in American history, Reagan knew of what he spoke.


      Typed Letter Signed, as president, 1 page, quarto, The White House, Washington, January 5, 1984. To the Honorable Timothy A. Curtin in Forest, Ohio.  With typewritten transmittal envelope.
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