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Amy Johnson CBE, (1 July 1903 – 5 January 1941) was a pioneering English aviatrix. Flying solo or with her husband, Jim Mollison, Johnson set numerous long-distance records during the 1930s. Johnson flew in the Second World War as a part of the Air Transport Auxiliary where she died during a ferry flight.[1]

Anne Sullivan, c. 1887. Photo: American Foundation for the Blind. Sullivan (1866-1936), herself visually impaired and only 20 years old, became Helen Keller's instructor in March 1887. It was the beginning of a 49-year relationship, Sullivan evolving into governess and then eventual companion.

Helen Keller and Alexander Graham Bell. United Press Photo.