What to Expect on the Path to Recovery
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As a young girl, Eleanor Roosevelt developed a terror of water after the steamship she was traveling on was involved in a mid-sea collision with another vessel. She and her father barely managed to get in the same lifeboat. Afterward, she refused to go on another boat trip and, as a result of her fear, never learned to swim.
After her husband contracted polio, he could no longer play as actively with their children. Eleanor ...