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  • When Nina Roosevelt was just seven years old, her family moved from California to live with her grandmother at the small cottage, Val-Kill, in Hyde Park, New York. It was at Val-Kill Farm that Nina shared her childhood years with her remarkable grandmother Eleanor Roosevelt, the woman who would change her life."Growing Up Roosevelt" (SUNY Press) gives an intimate picture of life at Val-Kill as well as Nina's wide-ranging experiences traveling as a teenager with her grandmother. Included are portraits of the family, staff, famous friends, people in need, and world leaders as disparate as Nikita Khrushchev and John F. Kennedy.
  • The founder of #MeToo is one of six recipients of the Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Medal.Activist and #MeToo Founder Tarana Burke will receive the medal…