This I know. This I believe with all my heart. If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make deserts bloom and man to grow to greater dignity as a human being we can do it!  —Eleanor Roosevelt

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This I know. This I believe with all my heart. If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make deserts bloom and man to grow to greater dignity as a human being we can do it!

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

U.S. First Lady, diplomat, human rights activist

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Patricia Murphy from Michigan SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
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