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As Children

Eleanor Roosevelt describes herself as a young woman:

I was a solemn child without beauty and painfully shy and I seemed like a little old woman entirely lacking in the spontaneous joy and mirth of youth.

I had painfully high ideals and a tremendous sense of duty entirely unrelieved by any sense of humor or any appreciation of the weaknesses of human nature.  Things were either right or wrong to me.

Autobiography, by Eleanor Roosevelt

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