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Eleanor Roosevelt | She Inspires

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Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the 20th century's most influential women. She transformed the role of first lady, challenged the Democratic Party, and dedicated her life to helping others. As a social reformer and diplomat, she spent considerable energy on the issues of education, healthcare, equal employment, and childcare. Who inspires you? Share your story #SheInspiresMeWMHT

Learn more about our third featured woman, Eleanor Roosevelt:

Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum 

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