Tragedies and Triumphs Audios

When horrific things happen, how a person responds can make a difference in the rest of one's life. In this collection, learn how some individuals triumphed in the face of unspeakable tragedies.

Chapter 10 - After her visit to Boston, Helen and her teacher went on holiday to Cape Cod.

On its mission to the Moon, Apollo 13 encountered a near-fatal situation.

Helen visited the Perkins Institute for the Blind in May of 1888.

During the summer of 1886, Helen and her parents visited a famous Baltimore physician.

After the shuttle Columbia was lost, during the STS-107 mission, President George W.

During World War II, C.

This C.S. Lewis audio clip is from the BBC Series "Beyond Personality.

Secretary of the Interior, at the outbreak of war with Germany in 1917, Franklin Lane was outspoken in his support of the fight.

During the Great Depression, Americans were starving.

When she wasn't reading, Helen loved to be outside.

Still preparing for college, Helen attended the Cambridge School for Young Ladies.

For two years, as Helen continued her college-prep work, she studied at the Wright-Humason School for the Deaf in New York.

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