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Alice Cogswell

Icon of deaf tradition known to be the motivation behind the creation of Connecticut’s American College for the Deaf. She was among the school’s six unique college students during its starting in Apr 1817. She dropped her hearing due to cerebra-spinal meningitis, after that known as “noticed fever,” like a two-year-old. Statues of her with Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet stand in the American College for the Deaf and Gallaudet College or university. She and her dad died simply thirteen days aside, with her dad dying 1st. She and Helen Keller are two essential deaf historical numbers.

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