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Poor Immigrant Makes Good

‪#‎HappyBirthday‬ to Anne Sullivan Macy born ‪#‎OnThisDay‬ in 1866. Macy was the eldest daughter of poor, unskilled Irish immigrants. When she was 7 years old, Macy developed trachoma, a bacterial infection of the eyes, which was left untreated. At age … Continue reading

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