Helen Keller: “The most important day I remember”

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Hellen Keller with Anne Sullivan
Hellen Keller with Anne Sullivan, Cape Cod 1888

Quote:

“The most important day I remember in all my life is the one on which my teacher, Anne Mansfield Sullivan, came to me. I am filled with wonder when I consider the immeasurable contrasts between the two lives which it connects. It was the third of March, 1887, three months before I was seven years old.”

– Helen Keller, who amongst her many accomplishments, became the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts in the U.S. after graduating from Radcliffe College.

“Hellen Keller: ‘The most important day I remember’” sources:

Photograph of Helen with Anne taken on Cape Cod in July, 1888 – R. Stanton Avery Special Collections, at the New England Historic Genealogical Society / New England Historic Genealogical Society – Wikimedia Commons

Note:

Please click here to read a snapshot biography of Helen Keller & here to read a snapshot biography of Anne Sullivan.