Helen Keller

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What did you learn from "Three Days to See"?

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What one learns from "Three Days to See" is how much of a zest for life Helen Keller had despite her challenging disabilities.

If given three days of sight, she tells us that she would make the most of her senses, seeing the people she loves, visiting museums and art galleries, and generally seeing and hearing as much as possible.

The zest for life that Helen's fantasy reveals is contagious and encourages the reader to make the most of the extraordinary gifts that they have and treat the senses to new sights, sounds, and experiences.

On the third day of sight, Helen tells us that she'd spend all day just walking around, looking at people and buildings. This isn't something that most of us tend to do, as we take our sight for granted. Caught up in the hustle and bustle of daily life, we seldom stop and look at the world around us.

After reading "Three Days to See," however, many readers have begun to look at their environment with fresh eyes, noticing things that previously evaded their attention and in the process, gaining a newfound zest for life.

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