• Eleanor introduced her maternal grandparents, the Halls.
• Eleanor's mother, Anna Hall, married Elliott Roosevelt, who began drinking heavily and entered a sanitarium in 1890.
• Anna Hall died in 1892 and Eleanor and her siblings went to live with their grandmother Hall.
• Eleanor was often taken by family members to perform charitable acts, and this was ingrained in her memory.
• Eleanor's brother died from scarlet fever in 1894.
• The children spent summers in Tivoli, on the Hudson River, and the remainder of the time in New York City.
• At 15, Eleanor went to live in England at a boarding school and in Paris.
• At the end of the school year, Eleanor returned to New York City.
• Eleanor was 18 years old and graduated from school.
• She returned to New York and worked with the Junior League and at a settlement house.
• At age 19, she accepted Franklin Roosevelt's proposal of marriage...
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