PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
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Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in 1882 at Hyde Park, New York. He attended Harvard University and Columbia Law School and became a lawyer. When he entered politics he was a member of the Democratic Party. In 1910, he was elected to the Senate and the president, Woodrow Wilson, appointed him Assistant Secretary of the navy. He was the Democrat's nominee for vice-president in 1920.
In 1921, at the age of 39, he cam down with a disease called polio and was unable to walk. Roosevelt was determined to be able to use his legs again and he used swimming as a way to help him use his legs again. He was so determined to walk, but he also remained interested in politics. In 1928, he was elected the governor of New York...(continued)
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