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Helen Keller

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  • The God Squad: Let hope lead away from loneliness

    Question: I'm divorced and never remarried. My parents are deceased and my two children are grown. I recently relocated and am trying to make connections, but that's much harder to do later in life. I'm lonely and have even started thinking this will be...
  • Injured warriors face a different fight today

    Injured warriors face a different fight today
    Three years ago, after losing his legs to a roadside blast in Iraq, Mike Fradera lay in a Texas Army hospital bed, going stir-crazy. He craved the freedom that a new set of government-issued limbs promised. Three years later, padding around on his...
  • Grasmick's last day marks end of an era

    Grasmick's last day marks end of an era
    As a senior at Western High School, Nancy S. Grasmick imagined becoming a pediatrician, but a near-fatal reaction to penicillin left her deaf and altered her life. In the first few months of adjusting to her new world, she became obsessed with Helen...
  • Chicago's Very Own: Geraldine "Jerrie" Lawhorn

    Chicago's Very Own: Geraldine "Jerrie" Lawhorn
    Geraldine “Jerrie” Lawhorn is one of God’s miracles. The 95-year old woman is both blind and deaf. “My sight and hearing was normal before seven but in school, the teacher noticed that I was having trouble trying to read,”...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Canon lawyer, Bert Fields

    Patt Morrison Asks: Canon lawyer, Bert Fields
    Who wrote Shakespeare? Sounds like "Who's buried in Grant's tomb?" Yet about 150 years ago, people on both sides of the Atlantic began asking how an otherwise obscure William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon could have crafted the most brilliant works...
  • Bristol Palin! Advice for the new author! (Fewer exclamation points!)

     
    Bristol Palin lived a fairly ordinary childhood until the national spotlight/pregnancy thing. But is it enough to write a memoir? Apparently so....
  • Theater review: 'God's Ear' at the Zephyr Theatre

     
    "God's Ear," by Jenny Schwartz, opens at the Zephyr Theatre....
  • Oscars by the Numbers

     
    Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all...
  • ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’: Harper Lee ‘deeply honored’ by Obama

     
    Peck has some memorable colleagues on the film. Horton Foote won the Oscar for adapting Lee's novel. Robert Mulligan was nominated for directing the black-and-white classic. Mary Badham was nominated for supporting actress for her touching performance...
  • “Dance Moms” recap: A Tale of [Those] Two [Other] Studios

     
    I'm troubled, Dance Moms Nation. No, not about the overall feeling of discord and dread that seems to have permeated Pittsburgh. No, not about the conspicuous lack off attention my beloved Ohio sign is getting thus far. Not even about how much sleep...
  • Ari's Golden Quotes

    Ari's Golden Quotes
    Ari Gold: Let's hug it out, bitch. ____________ Ari Gold: Call me Helen Keller because I'm a f***ing miracle worker! ____________ Vince: [talking to Eric at a Hollywood party] Look at where we are. Did you ever think we'd have this? ____________...