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Christmas In The Dark
“Tiny Tim” was glad to be at church on Christmas because he thought the sight of him might remind folk who it was that gave the lame power to walk. Even so the blind may remind their seeing brethren who it was that opened the blinded eyes, unstopped the deaf cars, gave health to the sick, and knowledge to the ignorant, and declared that mightier things even than these shall be fulfilled. All the afflicted who keep the blessed day compel the affectionate thought that He abides with us yet....
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Title: Christmas In The Dark
From: Out Of The Dark
Creator: Helen Keller (author)
Date: 1920
Format: Article
Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company, New York
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: pp.264-273
Keywords: Autobiography; Blind; Charles Dickens; Children; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Entertainment, Leisure & Recreation; Helen Keller; Holidays; Perkins School For The Blind; Religion; Sensory Disability; Tiny Tim
Topics: Mass Media, Culture & The Arts
Note: The Ladies’ Home Journal, December, 1906.

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