chapter  28
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
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A nna Eleanor Roosevelt was born on October II , 1884, into a family of lineage, wealth, and uncommon

Eleanor profoundly self-conscious about her demeanor and appearance, even going so far as to nickname her "Granny" for her "very plain," "old-fashioned," and serious deportment. Remembering her childhood, Eleanor later wrote, "I was a solemn child without beauty. I seemed like a little old woman entirely lacking in the spontaneous joy and mirth of youth."