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Laura Bridgman
Here is a human soul shut up in a dark and silent cell; all the avenues to it are closed, except that of touch, and it would seem that it must be but a blank; nevertheless it is active, and struggling continually not only to put itself in communication with things without, but to manifest what is going on within itself....
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Title: Laura Bridgman
From: Sixth Annual Report Of The Trustees Of The New-England Institution For The Education of the Blind
Creator: Samuel Gridley Howe (author)
Date: 1838
Format: Annual Report
Publisher: Henry P. Lewis, Boston
Source: Perkins School for the Blind
Location: pp.9-13
Keywords: Advocacy; American School For The Deaf; Blind; Boston, MA; Children; Connecticut; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Disease; Education; Educational Institutions; Hartford, CT; Institutions; Julia Brace; Laura Bridgman; Massachusetts; Medicine & Science; New Hampshire; Perkins School For The Blind; Psychology; Samuel Gridley Howe; Schools; Sensory Disability
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy

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