People Told Her She Was Crazy

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People told her she was crazy, some even told her to stick with her knitting.”(www.gwu.com). She walked through hell in her childhood, losing a sibling and both parents by the age of just fifteen years old. Her mother was an absolute beauty, while she was not so lucky. Mrs. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt has become one of the most influential people of the 20th century. Despite her hard aches and hardships. Mrs. Roosevelt has. Made a difference in the world with her many speeches. She advocated for the current war, World War 2, and the past wars veteran’s rights; she ultimately expanded the role of women in society. and civil rights. All this was during a time when women was just wives and mothers and cooks they had no right raising awareness or speaking to the masses about women’s, and African Americans civil liberties. Mrs. Roosevelt was an outspoken, beauty challenged, spit fire. Who changed the lives of people in general? Mrs. Roosevelt had to overcome massive tragedy and obstacles within her life that made her who she was. Her parents passed away when she was fifteen. Because of this event she had to mature very quickly. Mrs. Roosevelt was different looking so her mother’s attempt to make her have manners so redefined that it was overcompensate for her looks, but all this did was make Mrs. Roosevelt become more conscientious about her own shortcomings. This made Mrs. Roosevelt very shy and backwoods throughout her schooling in America and abroad in Europe. When Mrs. Roosevelt returned from her schooling abroad she had changed and became very outspoken and a great critical…...

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