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People/Characters: Laura Bridgman

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American Notes / Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens
Child of the Silent Night by Edith Fisher Hunter
Comparative Sensory Analysis of Helen Keller and Laura Bridgman by Frederick Tilney
The Education of Laura Bridgman: First Deaf and Blind Person to Learn Language by Ernest Freeberg
Helen Keller's Teacher by Margaret Davidson
The Imprisoned Guest: Samuel Howe and Laura Bridgman, The Original Deaf-Blind Girl by Elisabeth Gitter
Laura Bridgman: Dr. Howe's Famous Pupil and What He Taught Her (Classic Reprint) by Maud Howe Elliott
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong {revised & updated} by James W. Loewen
Life and education of Laura Dewey Bridgman, the deaf, dumb, and blind girl by Mary Swift Lamson
She Touched the World: Laura Bridgman, Deaf-Blind Pioneer by Sally Hobart Alexander
What Is Visible by Kimberly Elkins

Character description

Laura Bridgman (1829-1889) lost her senses of sight, hearing, taste, and smell following a childhood fever. She was educated at the Perkins Institution in Boston and became the most famous deaf-blind person of her era in the USA.

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