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Top 10 Extraordinary People With Disabilities. Sunshine loves stories like this one!

Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan--What a wise woman.and yet without the help of Anne Sullivan, no one would've known. “I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Mother Theresa @ age 18.

Rare photo of young Mother Teresa. We have always known Mother Teresa as an old wrinkled woman. This is a photo of her younger years. Mother Teresa at the age of

In the 1880's, Nellie Bly battled against the horrific treatment of mental asylum patients by feigning mental illness and going undercover for 10 days in a mental asylum, so that she could report on the appalling conditions therein. In doing so, she created a social movement for reform.

Nellie Bly (May 1864 – January was the pen name of American journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane. She was a ground-breaking reporter known for a record-breaking trip around the world in 72 days, in emulation of Jules Verne's fictional character Phileas Fogg

Anne Frank quote

Anne Frank (June 1929 - March, Recently read "Diary of Anne Frank" - amazing young girl. Little did she know what an impact her life(and death) would have on so many people.

Helen Keller  1880-1960   For overcoming her deaf & blindness and becoming an Author, an Activist and a Humanitarian.

Helen Adams Keller (June 1880 – June author, political activist, and lecturer. At 19 months, Helen became deaf and blind. She overcame the frustration of losing both sight and hearing and campaigned tirelessly on behalf of deaf and blind people.

Helen Adams Keller was not born blind and deaf; it was not until she was nineteen months old that she contracted an illness described by doctors as “an acute congestion of the stomach and the brain,” which could possibly have been scarlet fever or meningitis. The illness did not last for a particularly long time, but it left her deaf and blind.

A biography of Helen Keller, illustrated with photos from the Helen Keller Archives at the American Foundation for the Blind. (Image: Helen as a young girl, with a small white dog on her lap)

Three men who stood in the same line in Auschwitz have nearly consecutive numbers. From left, Menachem Shulovitz, 80, bears B14594; Anshel Udd Sharezky, 81, was B14595; and Jacob Zabetzky, 83, was B14597. “We were strangers standing in line in Auschwitz, we all survived different paths of hell, and we met in Israel,” Mr. Sharezky said. "We stand here together now after 65 years. Do you realize the magnitude of the miracle?”

A Tattoo to Remember

“Three men who stood in the same line in Auschwitz have nearly consecutive numbers: From left, Menachem Shulovitz, bears Anshel Udd Sharezky, was and Jacob Zabetzky, was “We were strangers standing in line in.

“People always say that I didn’t give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn’t true. I was not tired physically, or no more tired than I usually was at the end of a working day. I was not old, although some people have an image of me as being old then. I was forty-two. No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.” - Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.

Bea Arthur was in the Marine Corps. during WW2 ....how cool is that?

I did not know this:) Bea Arthur (née Bernice Frankel) SSgt. Enlisted and assigned as typist at Marine HQ in Wash DC, then air stations in VA and NC. Best remembered for her title role in the TV series “Maude” and as Dorothy in "Golden Girls".

Abraham Lincoln's grand daughter's. Robert Lincoln's daughters, Mary and Jessie Harlan Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln's grand daughters - Robert Lincoln's daughters, Mary Lincoln and Jessie Harlan Lincoln

FOTO HISTÓRICA  JFK com a pequena Caroline em uma White House Coffee Party.  Isso prova que não basta ser presidente. Tem que participar!

JFK and Caroline Kennedy. Father and Daughter Having a Tea Party at the White House.Being A Father Seemed the Greatest Delight of JFK's Short Life.Especially Since He Came To The Job Late In Life.A Sweet Pic.