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    Anne Sullivan Macy

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    Teacher Anne Sullivan Macy By: Helen Keller Year of Publication: 1955 Anne Sullivan Macy Anne Sullivan Macy was born on April 4, 1866 in Feeding Hills, Massachusetts. Her parents were poor Irish immigrants. Anne had trouble with her eyes her whole life. When Anne was eight years old her mother died and two years later her father left. Anne’s younger sister went to live with relatives and Anne and her younger brother Jimmie were sent to the State Infirmary, the almshouse at Tewksbury. They

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    Biography of Helen Keller

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    motioning at, she did anything she wanted until she was grabbed. When Helen turned six, in 1886, her mother took her to a specialist doctor in Baltimore, Maryland, who then referred her to Alexander Graham Bell. Alexander gave Helen a teacher named Anne Sullivan. Later in august of 1896 Helen lost her father and 25 years later, Kate Keller, her mother, died from an anonymous illness. As a child, Helen was difficult, since you couldn’t get her attention without grabbing her, and even then you couldn’t

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    Helen Keller was a symbol of courage and hope for all people, with the help of her teachers Anne Sullivan and Polly Thompson she showed people a way to see the light even in darkness. On March 3, 1887, Anne Mansfield Sullivan arrived in Tuscumbia to be Helen Keller’s teacher. She was a partially blind twenty one year old, who helped Anne find Helen salvage from

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    Hellen Keller

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    is honnored in the gall of fame for leaders and legends of the blindness field. (facts about historical figures) Helen died on June first in 1968 right before her eighty eighth birthday. Her ashes were placed next to her teacher and friend Anne Sullivan Macy who died in 1936 at age seventy.

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    Dedication and Success without Special Senses

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    hearing away. Since she was young when she lost her sense of hearing, she did not learn how to speak. The illness that she contracted, which caused the fever, is unknown, but was believed to be scarlet fever or menin... ... middle of paper ... ...Macy. Even without Helen’s inspirational speeches or social activism spirit, her recovery from a disabling fever should make us feel as there is always a way to carry on. If you put enough effort into something it will work out in the end. Works Cited

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    Helen Keller

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    Perkins school for the Blind to ask for a teacher for Helen. This day was the day that Anne Sullivan arrived and became a large part of Keller’s life. Anne expected Keller’s behavior, because the girl was both deaf and illiterate. Anne knew she had to find a way to make Keller understand the meaning of words and, after a month of spelling in sign language words into Keller’s hand everything clicked into place as Anne held Keller’s hand under a water pump and the cool water washed over there hands she

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    family was very poor, and could afford very little. The “teacher” as Helen called her; was Anne Sullivan who had contracted trachoma as a child and was as well legally blind. Annie was said to have saved Helen. Within 6 months of teaching from Sullivan Keller quickly advanced. She became well known to reading and writing in Braille, as well as writing in a manual alphabet. Upon the age of 10 Keller and Sullivan spent part of a year in Boston, it was during this period in which Keller learned to speak

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    Anne Sullivan is known as the ‘miracle worker’, mainly because she was one. With her faith in God she enabled blind and deaf Helen Keller to communicate with others and read braille. Sounds impossible, right? Johanna Mansfield Sullivan, known as Anne or Annie all her life, was born on April 14th, 1866 in Feeding Hills, Massachusetts. Annie’s “family” lived there until she was ten. Her mother and father, Thomas and Alice Sullivan, were Irish immigrants, poor and ill. Annie was ill herself. She had

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    (Keller 12). Unfortunately he was unsuccessful in Helen’s case (Keller 12). About a year later when Helen was seven, Anne Sullivan came to help Helen learn how to communicate (Advocate for the Deaf and Blind…). Sullivan was a 20 year old graduate of the Perkins School for the Blind. Sullivan gained her sight back through many operations (Advocate for the Deaf and Blind…). At first Sullivan used Helen’s doll, she would let her feel it and spell the word in the palm of her hand (Advocate for the Deaf and

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    Helen Keller

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    However, Helen quickly began to show signs of remorse and hatred towards Anne by continuing her tantrums and refusing to take part in her lessons. Anne also noticed that there seemed to be a disconnection between the objects and the words she was learning. As a last resort, Anne took Helen to a cottage away from the home so she could discipline her in a less distracting environment. There, she found a new way for Helen to learn

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