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The Work Of De L’Epée
Truly this is a day of joy -- the joy of the deaf who can speak, or who, if mute, yet weave sweet words of kinship between themselves and humanity, a joy in which the burden of silence and isolation is forgotten. This is a festival of glad memories, a celebration of all the years in which darkened minds have been filled with the light of knowledge....
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Title: The Work Of De L’Epée
From: Out Of The Dark
Creator: Helen Keller (author)
Date: 1920
Format: Article
Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company, New York
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: pp.255-258
Keywords: Advocacy; Blind; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Education; Educational Institutions; France; Helen Keller; Institutions; Schools; Sensory Disability
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Letter to the Revue Géenérale de l’Enseignement des Sourds-Muets, October, 1912.

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