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Helen Keller at 80 :: smelling a rose in a garden :: author and lecturer, learned to communicate though she had been deaf and blind from childhood. :: c.1960

Researchers have uncovered a rare photograph of a young Helen Keller with her teacher Anne Sullivan, nearly 120 years after it was taken on Cape Cod. The photograph, shot in July 1888 in Brewster, shows an 8-year-old Helen sitting outside in a light-colored dress, holding Sullivan’s hand and cradling one of her beloved dolls. Experts on Keller’s life believe it could be the earliest photo of the two women together and the only one showing the blind and deaf child with a doll — the…

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Ben Hur

“Be yourself. The world worships the original.” — Ingrid Bergman. Words to remember when one has the impulse to gloss over one's... thorny sides or 'imperfections'. She was amazing. And lets not talk about that face...

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Gandhi was responsible for getting the British to allow India to form its own government through his technique of satyagraha, or non-violence.

Maya Angelou- Was the first poet to do an inaugural recitation since Robert Frost spoke for President John F. Kennedy in 1961. She spoke at President Bill Clinton's inauguration in 1993.

Jane Goodall, to this day, is the only human ever to be accepted into chimpanzee society. She is best known for her 45-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania.