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Anne Sullivan's Valedictory Address To The Perkins Institution
We have spent years in the endeavor to acquire the moral and intellectual discipline, by which we are enabled to distinguish truth from falsehood, receive higher and broader views of duty, and apply general principles to the diversified details of life. And now we are going out into the busy world, to take our share in life’s burdens, and do our little to make that world better, wiser and happier....
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Title: Anne Sullivan's Valedictory Address To The Perkins Institution
Creator: Anne Sullivan (author)
Date: 1886
Format: Speech
Source: Perkins School for the Blind
Keywords: Advocacy; Anne Sullivan; Blind; Boston, MA; Ceremonies; Children; Communication; Education; Educational Institutions; Identity; Institutions; Massachusetts; Michael Anagnos; Perkins School For The Blind; Schools; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy