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Five ways Ronald Reagan predicted the future, from weaponized medicine to ‘Morning in America’

Ronald Reagan’s famously sunny personal and political optimism was grounded by seeing the world as it was in its complex, often dark reality. 

His buoyancy was boosted by a bedrock belief that foundational American values of faith, freedom and individual dignity had the power to make the troubled world a better place.

The rare combination of sunniness in the face of harsh reality and his faith in American exceptionalism gave the Great Communicator a gift to predict future events with remarkable accuracy.

Wrote Reagan political ally and United Kingdom Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, “From the strong fortress of his convictions, he set out to enlarge freedom the world over at a time when freedom was in retreat — and he succeeded.” 

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Kerry J. Byrne is a lifestyle reporter with Fox News Digital.

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