I need to write a comment to persuade others to read The Story of My Life by Hellen Keller.  

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jameadows eNotes educator| Certified Educator

One reason that you could use to persuade people to read The Story of My Life by Helen Keller is that they can gain insight into people who struggle to express themselves or who struggle against adversity. People can have the tendency to judge others and think that others' difficulties are in part of their own making. Keller's story helps others think more empathetically about the suffering, hopes, and journey of people who are born with various types of differences.

In addition, the story is inspiring, as Keller learns to communicate and read with Anne Sullivan's help and becomes a writer and activist. This story is inspiring, as Keller overcomes such great obstacles in her life, and it can motivate others to do so as well. The story also reinforces the power of education to help others, as Keller is unable to communicate before Anne Sullivan helps her. Education that is tailored to her and that involves an understanding of who she is helps Keller unlock her potential and, in turn, help others. Finally, the story is compelling reading because it shows the great arc of Keller's development, and the reader learns the intriguing details of how Anne Sullivan, Keller's teacher, helps Keller learn to communicate.