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    Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan. Two remarkable women. Anne Sullivan taught Helen Keller to communicate despite her complete blindness and deafness. She put water in Helen's hand and spelled the word "water".

  • Cristi

    Helen Keller & Anne Sullivan -What a wise woman and yet without the help of Anne Sullivan, no one would've known. “I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble". -Helen Keller

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    Hellen Keller & Anne Sullivan

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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.... Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. ~Helen Keller

Helen Adams Keller was not born blind and deaf; it was not until she was nineteen months old that she contracted an illness described by doctors as “an acute congestion of the stomach and the brain,” which could possibly have been scarlet fever or meningitis. The illness did not last for a particularly long time, but it left her deaf and blind.

Helen Keller overcame so much. I wish I could have peeked inside her head when she first broke out of her dark, quiet world.