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Eleanor Roosevelt had a troubled childhood. Her mother died of diphtheria when Eleanor was eight years old, but her father was in a mental institution because of his addictions, so Eleanor and her brothers went to live with Grandmother Hall, their maternal grandmother. When she was 15 her grandmother enrolled her in a boarding school called Allenswood which was near London. She married a distant cousin, Franklin Roosevelt. He was stricken with polio. He was elected President of the United States for four terms. Eleanor and Franklin had six children. She was an active worker for the advancement of African Americans in America and for human rights for everyone. She was adept at organizing women. She enlisted the press to help further her causes. She became a powerful force in the Democratic Party. She was a world traveler and wrote a newspaper column for many years. It was called My Day. Mrs. Roosevelt resigned her membership in the DAR as a result of the prejudice shown to Marian Anderson, a black singer. She was a delegate to the United Nations in London.