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Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues - and following his weekly plan could change your life

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• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.
• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.
• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.
Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a family of very modest means. Today, they'd probably be called lower middle class at best. His parents had just enough money to send him to school for a couple of years in hope that he could eventually join the clergy, but by the age of 10, he was done with school. He was a print...
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