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Cousin of Anne Sullivan will accept award for famous Feeding Hills figure

AGAWAM — Thirty years ago, Katherine Lancour wrote a special poem for the dedication of the statue honoring Helen Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, in the center of Feeding Hills, Sullivan’s home community. On Saturday, Lancour — a direct descendent of Sullivan — will accept an award honoring her famous relative at the site of that same sculpture.
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Millicent Simmonds & Rachel Brosnahan To Play Helen Keller & Anne Sullivan In Wash Westmoreland Drama — AFM

Director Wash Westmoreland (Still Alice) has tapped rising star Millicent Simmonds (A Quiet Place) and Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), to star in Helen & Teacher about famous Deafblind activist Hellen Keller and Anne Sullivan, her committed yet controlling translator and companion. Simmonds, who will star as Keller, is in fact a distant cousin of the author and disability rights advocate. Set during the early 1900’s, the movie will follow Keller’s tumultuous time at Radcliffe College of Harvard University when her rapidly expanding worldview and sexual awakening brings her into direct conflict with the more conservative Sullivan. When Ms. Sullivan is...
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Millicent Simmonds, Rachel Brosnahan to Play Helen Keller and Teacher Anne Sullivan in Cornerstone's 'Helen & Teacher'

“A Quiet Place” breakout Millicent Simmonds and “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” star Rachel Brosnahan will play Helen Keller and her teacher Anne Sullivan in the forthcoming feature film “Helen & Teacher.”. Simmonds, who is deaf, is a distant cousin of Deafblind activist Keller, and her casting marks a significant turning point...
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