Eleanor Roosevelt

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For someone who was born in what would appear to be the lap of luxury, why did she struggle badly with self-image throughout much of her life? Being orphaned by the age of 10, being rejected by a difficult mother-in-law, having to redefine herself on many occasions, what drove this woman to become the best example of service to others and making a difference and making the best of difficult situations? Adlai Stevenson said of her: “She would rather light a candle than curse the darkness.” Come and hear her story.