This has nothing to do with music, but it is pretty amazing. I always wondered how Helen Keller learned how to speak. At the end of the video Helen Keller says, “I am not dumb now.” Saw it at DoobyBrain.

Helen Keller, the American author, political activist and lecturer, whom I don’t have to explain much about, and her instructor and lifelong companion, Anne Sullivan, appears in a Vitaphone newsreel from 1930.