Monday Morning Wisdom #299

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Monday Morning Wisdom #299

If we study our own history, we find that we have always been ready to receive the unfortunates from other countries, and though this may seem a generous gesture on our part, we have profited a thousand fold by what they have brought us.

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

About Andrea R Huelsenbeck

Andrea R Huelsenbeck is a wife, a mother of five and a former elementary general music teacher. A freelance writer in the 1990s, her nonfiction articles and book reviews appeared in Raising Arizona Kids, Christian Library Journal, and other publications. She is currently working on a young adult mystical fantasy novel and a mystery.

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  1. Andrea, well said. First timer here. If you have not seen Ken Burns’ “The Roosevelts” documentary series, it is well worth it. After Eleanor Roosevelt led the US group to establish the United Nations insisting on human rights being a foundation, one Republican who went with the group said, “I take back every bad thing I ever said about Eleanor Roosevelt.” She also was FDR’s eyes and ears, since he could not venture out in public as much with a wheel chair. FDR knew he could count on Eleanor to tell him the truth as to what was happening. Keith

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