The Miracle Worker

Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, disability rights advocate, political activist and lecturer. Born in West Tuscumbia, Alabama, she lost her sight and hearing after a bout of illness at the age of nineteen months. She then communicated primarily using home signs until the age of seven when she met her first teacher and life-long companion Anne Sullivan, who taught her language, including reading and writing.

The film “The Miracle Worker won four academy awards and it’s energetic physical scenes are testimony to the actors who won the awards playing Anne Sullivan (Anne Bancroft) and Helen Keller (Patty Duke)

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