You Learn by Living Characters

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Eleanor Roosevelt is the author of the book. She receives many letters asking what she has learned in life to help solve certain dilemmas; this is the reason she decides to write the book. She thinks about what she has learned through living and offers guideposts to steer people away from pitfalls. Eleanor Roosevelt believes that one's philosophy is best expressed in the choices made, which are one's own responsibility. She does not feel she has had a career but believes that the most influential factor in her life has been an avid desire to experience all she could as deeply as she could. She journeys to Italy with her parents at the age of five. Eleanor Roosevelt trains her memory as a child by memorizing the New Testament in French. This helps when she attends a French school in England under the supervision of Mlle...

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