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THIS IS a famous, intensely evocative photo, taken in 1894, of Alexander Graham Bell, Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller (seated). Bell introduced Keller to her famous teacher.

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George Takei: We Japanese Americans must not forget our wartime internment

George Takei at Rohwer Concentration Camp where he was interned as a child. "We Japanese Americans must not forget our wartime internment" - and the rest of us must not forget it either.

Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.

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Must-see Historical Photos That Make You Stop And Think…

The Real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, 1926-28

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Meet the New Gerber Baby Model, Mary Jane Montoya

She is still the beautiful, one and only Gerber Baby.

The Queen's mother-in-law. Princess Alice of Battenberg (1885-1969) was the mother of Prince Philip. She was born deaf, but read lips in several languages. She married Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark in 1903 and had 5 children. Her family was exiled from Greece in 1917. Her later years were devoted to charity and she founded the order of nuns known as the Christian Sisterhood of Martha and Mary.

Rare photo of Helen Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, found nearly 120 years after it was taken. Shot in July 1888, possibly the earliest photo of the two women together.

In Anne Frank’s Diary Anne called Peter Schiff her “one true love.” For more than 60 years there were no photographs known of Anne Frank’s childhood sweetheart. The photo above was discovered when a childhood friend, Ernest Michaelis, now 82, came to realize that the childhood friend that gave him this photograph (before Michaelis had left Germany for Britain) was the 13-year-old boy Anne Frank wrote about in her diary.Taken 1939..discovered 2008

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Gratuitous Obama Picture #9

President Obama gives Maya Angelou the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the land. A well deserved award, and a particularly poignant moment captured on film.

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