Letter from the Field

The following letter, dated March 15, 1929, has been received from Miss Helen Keller by the Trustees under the Will of Mary Baker Eddy. Miss Keller's expression of gratitude has been called forth by the fact that these Trustees have published in Revised Braille for the blind "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by our Leader, Mrs. Eddy, and several of her other writings.


"I wonder if you realize what your friendship means to the blind.

"As an example of its great influence for good, may I ask you to read the folder that accompanies this letter? In it, you will read of despair turned into hope, and defeat into victory for sightless men and woman who long for usefulness, but do not know how, or in what direction, to take their first steps.

"I wish there were new and beautiful words to thank you for the impertus you are giving to the cause of the Foundation [The American Foundation for the Blind] which is near to my heart.

"With happy faith in your continued interest and friendship towards the sightless, I am,

"Sincerely yours,
"Helen Keller"

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May 18, 1929

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