Helen Keller's birthday was earlier this week. Icon of perseverance, symbol of hope, heroine of my girlhood. For years, I finger-spelled with classma...
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I was intrigued by Symmetry Theatre's claim that fewer good roles are written for women, I found myself wondering if people might not be aware of the variety of plays that do indeed have meaty roles for female characters.
It was Mark Twain who called Annie Sullivan a "miracle worker," and their uplifting journey is fertile ground for drama.
My earliest memory of an inspiring title was The Miracle Worker, which I loved because that "miracle" suggested an astonishing achievement against impossible odds.
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