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The National Park Service hosts many special events at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt during the year. These include 3 annual events in the Rose Garden, FDR's birthday on January 30, Memorial Day in May, and Eleanor Roosevelt's birthday on October 11. The United States Military Academy at West Point provides an honor guard and color guard for FDR's birthday commemoration. All three events include guest speakers and the presentation of commemorative wreaths by community organizations.
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Eleanor Roosevelt, along with Louis Howe, was instrumental in getting FDR back into politics after he contracted polio in 1921.