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    The tale of My existence, first released in 1903, is Helen Keller's autobiography detailing her youth, particularly her stories with Anne Sullivan. parts of it have been tailored by way of William Gibson for a 1957 Playhouse ninety construction, a 1959 Broadway play, a 1962 Hollywood function movie, and the Indian movie "Black", which used to be directed by means of Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The e-book is devoted to inventor Alexander Graham Bell. The commitment reads, "To ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Who has taught the deaf to talk and enabled the listening ear to listen to speech from the Atlantic to the Rockies, I devote this tale of My Life."
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    By Tracy Lucht

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    By Michael Zitz

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