Franklin D. Roosevelt: Game Changer

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What makes someone a game changer? Game changers are people who make an impact on the world. Franklin Delano Roosevelt is a game changer. Franklin D. Roosevelt, most commonly known as FDR, was the 32nd president of the United States and served for four consecutive terms (Franklin D. Roosevelt). One of Franklin’s greatest accomplishments during his presidency was the creation of the Social Security system which is still in effect to this day.
Franklin D. Roosevelt was born January 30, 1882 at the family home in New York. Franklin had two older brothers, one of them was Theodore Roosevelt, who was the Twenty-Sixth President, and the other who was the heir to his family. Franklin attended Groton in Massachusetts, at age fourteen which prepared students from wealthy families before attending college. Franklin’s father died on December 8, 1900 when Franklin was only eighteen years old and a Freshman at Harvard. In 1905, FDR married his distant cousin, Eleanor. Franklin and Eleanor had five children, four sons and one daughter (Franklin D. Roosevelt).
Franklin D. Roosevelt was an enthusiastic stamp collector. He started collecting stamps when his mother passed down her collection to him. Franklin enjoyed stamps because of the geography and history, not because of their value. He enjoyed collecting stamps so much
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Franklin never walked again without the help from his son or an aide who was also infected with Polio but did not have the paralysis as Franklin did. Franklin tried to hide his disability, but people found out when he showed up at the Democratic National Convention on crutches. The photographers felt bad for taking photos while Franklin was getting out of his car with help. He would swim to build the strength up in his legs. After three years of dealing with the paralysis, Franklin was able to move his big

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