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  1. Jan 2017
    1. Anne Sullivan grew up in Feeding Hills Massachusetts in a poor Irish immigrants house with her mother, father, and two younger brother, and sister. Her father was a poor farmhand who used all of their money on alcohol, he often beat Anne and her mother tried to hide her from him. when Anne was two she suffered from tracheotomy where her vision started to deteriorate very quickly. she had two unsuccessful operations before her mom died when she was seven from tuberculosis. Once her mom died the dad gave up the kids to relatives, nobody wanted Anne or her younger brother Jimmie since Anne was blind and Jimmie had a large tuberculosis lump on his hip. but the toddler was very healthy and was taken by their aunt. Anne and Jimmie were taken to Tewksbury

  2. Dec 2016
    1. Today, Ralph Carr is remembered as someone who stood up for the rights of others, even when his view was not popular. He has been memorialized in a statue in Denver’s Sakura Square and in the naming of the Ralph Carr Memorial Highway and the new Ralph Carr Judicial Center in downtown Denver. In 1999, the Denver Post named him Colorado’s “Citizen of the Century.”

      Lots of people realized he was actually right.

    2. In 1938, Ralph decided to run for Governor of Colorado and won.2“Meet Colorado’s New Governor, Ralph Carr.” Steamboat Pilot, December 8, 1938. CHNC Three years later the United States entered World War II when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii, on December 7, 1941. After the attack, many Americans began to distrust Japanese Americans, even those who were United States citizens, fearing that they might be spies. Because of this, the United States government forced thousands of Japanese Americans, mostly from California, to leave their homes and live in “internment camps.” However, unlike many others, Ralph Carr believed in Japanese Americans’ loyalty,3“Japanese Citizens of Routt County Loyal To America.” Steamboat Pilot, December 25, 1941. CHNC and he did not send Japanese Coloradans to the camps. He believed that the Constitution protected all Americans.

      Good info about World War II

    3. Ralph married Eleanor Fairall.

      His wife.

    4. In 1929, he was appointed by President Herbert Hoover to serve as U.S. Attorney for Colorado

      Tells about him getting told to be attorney by the President.

    5. Ralph went on to study law, earning his law degree in 1912. His law practice took him to the town of Antonito in southern Colorado.

      This tells when and where he learned about the law.

    1. In May of 1888, Sullivan brought Keller to Perkins School for the Blind in Boston, where a new world of friendship began: “I joined the little blind children in their work and play, and talked continually. I was delighted to find that nearly all of my new friends could spell with their fingers. Oh, what happiness! To talk freely with other children! To feel at home in the great world!

      When she went ot the Perkins school of the blind she began to rapidly pick up words and was able to talk to other children and feel happy and at peace.

  3. Nov 2016
    1. Diego Rivera was born in December of 1886 and first began creating art and murals at the age of three after the death of his twin brother. Young Diego's parents caught him drawing on the walls of their home but rather than punish him for it they instead nurtured his growing creativity. They installed canvas and chalkboard on the walls and let Rivera create as he saw fit

      His talent was nurtured and encouraged by his parents. His talent

    1. Pocahontas was captured by the English during Anglo-Indian hostilities in 1613, and held for ransom. During her captivity, she converted to Christianity and took the name Rebecca. When the opportunity arose for her to return to her people, she chose to remain with the English. In April 1614, she married tobacco planter John Rolfe, and in January 1615, bore their son, Thomas Rolfe.[1]

      This is the beginning.

    1. The world of Pocahontas changed dramatically during her lifetime. At her birth, her father, Wahunsenacawh, had expanded his political leadership across 8,000 square miles from the banks of the James River north to the Potomac River, covering more than 30 communities that included nearly 15,000 people.

      This is the beginnings.