Anne Sullivan

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United States educator who was the teacher and lifelong companion of Helen Keller (1866-1936)

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Anne Sullivan Macy, the woman who worked the miracle at the pump, is usually seen in a supporting role.
Yet by no means is the book a Cinderella story, for Anne Sullivan Macy was never granted a "happily ever after." She quarreled often and bitterly with the people around her, leaving a trail of ruptured friendships.
Anne Sullivan Macy, also with a disability (low vision) was the truly gifted teacher who gave Helen the keys to her future.
When she was seven, Anne Sullivan Macy (1866-1936) undertook to educate her through a system of spelling a touch alphabet into her hand.
She paid a warm tribute to her instructor in Helen Keller's Teacher: Anne Sullivan Macy (1955).
Completely cut off from all communication, she was put in the care of Anne Sullivan Macy (1866 - 1936), who taught her the relationship between words and things and who remained her companion until her death.
Cavenaugh joined RRTC as a graduate assistant in 1992, and was the center's first Anne Sullivan Macy Fellow.
The Story of My Life begins with Keller's recognition that, "It is with a kind of fear that I begin to write the history of my life." The 23 year old chronicles her acquisition of language and subsequent education, the very reason the world considered her worthy of autobiography, via Anne Sullivan Macy, Perkins School for the Blind, and eventually Radcliffe College.
This heightens the focus on Anne Sullivan Macy as teacher and Keller as student.