A person from the Lions Club begged me to do Annie Sullivan
for an event they're having, because their focus is on services to the blind," she said.
She became a political activist and traveled the world with Annie Sullivan
, speaking up for the rights of women, the poor, and the disabled.
Set in the South in the 1880s, "The Miracle Worker" tells the story of real-life Medal of Freedom winner Helen Keller, born blind and deaf, and the extraordinary teacher who taught her to communicate with the world, Annie Sullivan
I AM NOT Annie Sullivan
,'' declaims Rachel, the cognitive scientist trying to keep a borderline savage from the gallows.
In this she played Annie Sullivan
, the care worker who helped Helen Keller - who was born profoundly deaf, mute and blind - to live something resembling a normal life.
She won an Emmy Award in 1980 for her role as Keller's teacher, Annie Sullivan
, in the TV movie.
Keller learned mealtime conduct not from a text but from her teacher, Annie Sullivan
, who placed a spoon in the hand of her deaf, blind, and unruly pupil and repeatedly and forcefully guided it from plate to mouth.
But although it didn't turn out the way I planned, I wasn't afraid of the difficulty of playing Annie Sullivan
, who taught her deaf and blind pupil Helen Keller how to read braille.
Clara Barton, Annie Sullivan
(Helen Keller's teacher), Julius Caesar, and Christopher Columbus also received prominent mention.
IT was the story of the childhood of Helen Keller (1880-1968), left blind, deaf and dumb after an illness, being taught by Annie Sullivan
Helen Keller has been brought here by her teacher, Annie Sullivan
, to meet their good friend Dr.
, visually impaired herself, opened seven-year-old Helen to life by teaching her the meaning of language.
The Miracle Worker, Hollywood's rendering of how Annie Sullivan
, visually impaired herself, taught Keller language, has become a "passion play" for those seeking inspiration.
Sidney Poitier won our respect - and perhaps even our hearts - in " To Sir with Love," and Anne Bancroft's Annie Sullivan
proved that teachers can be miracle workers.
From Annie Sullivan
to our own Clarissa Hug Teachers of the Year, our profession has not lacked for qualified and quality personnel.