Three Days To See

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Three Days to See This short story deals with how people take advantage of having the privileges to see, hear, and speak. Some people, unfortunately, are blind, deaf, and mute. These unfortunate people take more time to appreciate life and the wonders it has to offer. The author, Helen Keller, is one such person who is blind, deaf, and mute. She believes strongly that people, who are fortunate to have such senses, take life for granted. She also believes strongly in living life to the fullest, meaning, accomplish what you can today instead of leaving it for tomorrow. An example from the story of how people take life for granted is when one says, “I know that I will die one day, but it will not happen for a long time.” This is when reality strikes. Death comes in many ways, the worst is when it is unsuspected and surprising. One can die at any moment, no matter how healthy or in what physical shape he is in. Building on that idea, Helen came across many instances relating to the previous one mentioned. She had asked her friend what she had seen after taking a walk through the woods, and her friend replied, “Nothing in particular.” This is also a perfect example of how people with the gift and ability to see, take it for granted. As stated before, Helen also believed in living life to the fulle...

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