The story of the Bible is many stories of those who’ve discovered it over the centuries. Helen Keller was born in 1880, and as the result of an early childhood illness, became blind, deaf and mute, living in silence and darkness the rest of her life. She became a symbol of courage! And from childhood was a voracious reader doing so by having others spell out words on her hand. Helen’s own words from her autobiography: "I began to read the Bible long before I could understand it. Now it seems strange to me that there should have been a time when my spirit was deaf to its wondrous harmonies; but I well remember a rainy Sunday morning when, having nothing else to do, I begged my cousin to read me a story out of the Bible." Join with people like Helen Keller who have engaged with the Bible — a book like no other!
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