On Presidents Day, 6 First Ladies Who Deserve Their Own Holidays

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While presidents tend to get all the attention, their wives often shape history in significant but under-appreciated ways as well. Ever since Eleanor Roosevelt proved that first ladies don't have to be content with mere ceremonial roles, many of her successors have played active, successful roles in the White House — sometimes more so than their husbands. On this Presidents Day, let's take some time to honor a couple of First Ladies who are just as deserving of recognition as their spouses.

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