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Eleanor Roosevelt wasnt content to be a seldom-seen, never-heard First Lady. Instead, she worked tirelessly for the many causes dear to her heart, including the rights of African Americans, women, and the poor. After Franklin D. Roosevelts death, she traveled the world promoting peace in the aftermath of World War II. Roosevelt was so beloved she became known as the First Lady of the World. This extraordinary womans life and work is presented in this charming biography that utilizes her own words from her prolific writings. Roosevelts wit, charm, and intelligence shine in each passage, while carefully chosen photographs reflect important moments in her life.
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Peacetime duties make the US Coast Guard unique among the many branches of armed force units. This military branch has a broad mission that includes search-and-rescue operations, environmental safety patrols, and boat safety. This fascinating look at the Coast Guard reveals its history and includes some of the most riveting stories of our nation's finest men and women in uniform.
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