Eleanor Roosevelt was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She served as the First Lady of the United States from 1933-1945, making her the longest-serving First Lady of the United States. Following WWII, as the first chairperson of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights she played an instrumental role in drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
"It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness."
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