By Robert A. Rohm Ph.D.
Personality Insights, Inc.
From time to time I read the story of Helen Keller’s life because it is such an inspiration to me. In fact, whenever I think life is hard, all I have to do is review her story and then I realize that I have never really even come close to having a problem!
You may have read Helen Keller’s autobiography, The Story of My Life. Or, you may be familiar with the movie, Miracle Worker, starring Ann Bancroft and Patty Duke. Miss Bancroft played the part of Anne Sullivan, the teacher who taught the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate. Patty Duke, who played Helen, won an Oscar for her performance in that great 1962 screenplay. Although the play has been produced many times on both stage and film, in my opinion the 1962 production was the best. It is timeless in its message for both young and old, alike. My own grandchildren have been fascinated when watching it and learning from the struggles of the life and times of Helen Keller.Read More »