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Teacher had been trying all the morning to make me understand that the mug and the milk in the mug had different names; but I was very dull, and kept spelling “milk” for mug, and “mug” for milk until teacher must have lost all hope of making me see my mistake. At last she got up, gave me the mug, and led me out of the door to the pump-house. Some one was pumping water, and as the cool, fresh stream burst forth, teacher made me put my mug under the spout and spelled w-a-t-e-r. Water!...
|Creator:||Helen Keller (author)|
|Date:||January 4, 1894|
|Publication:||The Youth's Companion|
|Source:||Available at selected libraries|
|Keywords:||Autobiography; Blind; Children; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Education; Identity; Media; Oralism; Religion; Schools; Sensory Disability; Travel|