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    • By: Kimberly Elkins
    • Narrated by: Jo Howarth
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    At age two, Laura Bridgman lost four of her five senses to scarlet fever. At age seven, she was taken to Perkins Institute in Boston to determine if a child so terribly afflicted could be taught. At age 12, Charles Dickens declared her his prime interest for visiting America. And by age 20, she was considered the nineteenth century's second most famous woman, having mastered language and charmed the world with her brilliance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A.M. Rousseau

    • By A.M.Rousseau on 09-04-17

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