As a child, Helen was difficult, since you couldn’t get her attention without grabbing her, and even then you couldn’t tell her anything. She later quoted, “Once I knew only darkness and stillness. My life was without past or future. But a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living"(Khurana). Helen’s courage is unbelievable. It's overwhelming that even though she couldn’t hear, she couldn’t see, she moved, acted, and did her best to make her mark, to show the world that she...
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