The famed inventor of the telephone and a devoted advocate on behalf of blind and deaf children, Dr. Alexander Graham Bell became a friend and mentor to Helen when she was still a young girl. It is Dr. Bell who led the Kellers to Anne Sullivan by suggesting they write Mr. Anagnos at the Perkins Institution for the Blind. Dr. Bell and Helen maintain a friendship over the years, and he brings her to the World’s Fair in 1893 and introduces her to many famous people and literary celebrities.
Dr. Alexander Graham Bell Character Timeline in The Story of My Life
The timeline below shows where the character Dr. Alexander Graham Bell appears in The Story of My Life. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...in her childhood—meaning her own story was plagiarism. Helen was ashamed and embarrassed, but luckily Mr. Anagnos believed Helen’s innocence in the matter, and showed her tenderness and kindness. The night before... (full context)
...the most important friendships in Helen’s life has been that which she has shared with Dr. Alexander Graham Bell, the man who led her to Miss Sullivan and whose love for children and labors... (full context)