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An Apology For Going To College
I realized that the avenues of usefulness opened to me were few and strait. But who shall set bounds to the aspirations of the mind, or limit that which the Lord hath created in His mercy and goodness? I had a mind to begin with, and two good hands by which I had groped my way to the frontiers of knowledge. Beyond the frontiers there might he stretches of desert; but if you must pass through a desert to reach the smiling land of plenty, set forth bravely, and the hard journey across the waste places shall give strength to your feet....
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Title: An Apology For Going To College
Creator: Helen Keller (author)
Date: June 1905
Format: Article
Publication: McClure's Magazine
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol.25, no.2, pp.190-196
Keywords: Advocacy; Anne Sullivan; Autobiography; Blind; Cambridge, MA; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Education; Educational Institutions; Gender; Government; Harvard University; Helen Keller; Higher Education; Identity; Institutions; Intelligence; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Massachusetts; Radcliffe College; Schools; Social Welfare & Communities; Women; Women & Gender; Work
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy