The Life Of Eleanor Roosevelt

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Eleanor Roosevelt had a hard childhood that prepared her for the life ahead of
her. Having to go through the hardships of death, new places and family, she knew what
it was like to experience difficulty, but that didn't stop her from becoming a powerful
woman and a great role model. Serving as a First Lady, she knew she would face
difficulty, but managed to come away with words of wisdom. In this biography, I am
going to tell you about Eleanor Roosevelt's life, from when she was a kid, going to
school in London, to when she was an adult, being a First Lady in the White House and
there after.
As a child, Eleanor suffered many family deaths. Her mother was the first to die
when Eleanor was still at a young age. Heaven forbid, her mother didn't think Eleanor
was pretty enough for her glamorous life. She died when Eleanor Roosevelt was 8
years old (National First Ladies', par. 6), leaving her to live with her grandmother
because her father was sent to a mental institution. A few years later, Eleanor's father
died of alcoholism. All of these deaths and parenting styles made i... View More »

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