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Silence Is Not Always Golden

George Heymont | Posted 08.30.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

A charming six-minute short film by Chaitanya Gopinath titled Lunch with Yoshi (which was screened during the 2014 San Francisco International Film Festival) follows a blind woman around Bangkok as she shops, rides the city's mass transit, and prepares lunch for a visiting friend.

5 Real-LIfe Wonder Women

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

The sobering news that Olympic medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen had been severely injured in an accident, caused me to think about she-roes through American history who overcame adversity and changed America

A Special Birthday Wish for Helen Keller

Kathy Spahn | Posted 08.26.2013 | Impact
Kathy Spahn

Achieving the elimination of blinding trachoma in 2015 in Mali and Niger will reinforce the promise of global elimination for 2020 and can save the sight of thousands of children and adults. It can also serve as one of the greatest tributes to Helen Keller's legacy the world has ever seen.

4 Firefighters Killed During Houston Fire Mourned

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 06.02.2013 | Crime

-- Anne Sullivan was a gifted athlete filled with energy who came out of high school with a focus on being a firefighter. But about a month after gra...

Helen Keller's Radical Vision

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

So long as I confine my activities to social service and the blind, they compliment me extravagantly, calling me 'arch priestess of the sightless,' 'w...

World Sight Day: A See Change

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 12.12.2011 | Impact
Stephan B. Tanda

Given the tremendous personal, economic and societal loss that occurs as a consequence of preventable blindness, it is unacceptable that more is not being done.

Helen Keller: Socialist and Pacifist

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kenneth C. Davis

Helen Keller died on June 1, 1968 in Connecticut. Most of us learned about her childhood. But they didn't tell us she was a Socialist and a pacifist.

Rare Helen Keller Photo Found

Huffington Post | Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Photographs of Helen Keller, the world-renowned advocate for the deaf and the blind who suffered from both handicaps herself, are not hard to come ...