Could the world spin without them?

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Could the world spin without them?

The world’s wheels

If you are interested in realizing the 5 greatest personalities of all time read on. We are going to be discussing the people that spin the world. Great world saviors, the finest actors, extraordinary people, to cut a long story short the people who changed the world. Whether it be through sport, religion, or drama they really did change the world. You will realize that without them the world would never be the same!

Osker Schindler:

From January 30, 1933 to May 8, 1945, an estimated 5,860,000 Jewish people were killed by the Nazi party lead by Adolph Hitler. They were brutally murdered and killed for no apparent reason other than the fact that they were Jewish. Jews from all over Europe were taken to death camps were they would work and die. People were shot, gassed and some were just beaten to death. There was one man, part of the Nazi party that was not afraid to stand up for the Jews and decided to something about it. By bribing SS officers and opening his own factory he managed to save nearly 1200 Jews. He once said "If you saw a dog going to be crushed under a car, wouldn't you help him?"

“No one will ever know exactly what made this complex man do what no German had the courage to do. A large part of the fascination of Schindler is that not even those who admire him most can figure out his motives. But Oscar Schindler rose to the highest level of humanity, walked through the bloody mud of the Holocaust without soiling his soul, his compassion, his respect for human life, and gave his Jews a second chance at life. He miraculously managed to do it and pulled it off by using the very same talents that made him a war profiteer - his flair for presentation, bribery, and grand gestures."

Helen Keller:

Imagine being deaf and blind. Helen Keller was born on 27 June 1880 as a normal child, but by the age of 2 her life changed dramatically. She fell ill. To this day the nature of her ailment remains a mystery. She was expected to die. When, eventually the fever subsided, the family started to rejoice believing their child was well again. However, Helen’s mother realized that she wasn’t responding to the dinner bell or when she passed her hand over her eyes. They realized that her illness had left her both deaf and blind. They traveled to visit an expert in Baltimore for advice, Alexander Graham Bell the inventor of the telephone. Bell suggested that the Keller’s write to Michael Anagnos, director of the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts Asylum for the Blind, and request that he try and find a teacher for Helen. Michael Anagnos considered Helen’s case and immediately recommended a former pupil of the institution; that woman was Anne Sullivan.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

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On 3 March 1887 Anne arrived at the house in Tuscumbia and for the first time met Helen Keller. Anne immediately started teaching Helen to finger spell. Spelling out the word “Doll” to signify a present she had brought with her for Helen. Although Helen could repeat these finger movements she could not quite understand what they meant. Through all the time Anne tried to help Helen, she also needed to control her out of her bad behaviour.

Over the coming weeks, however, Helen’s behavior did begin to improve as a bond grew between the two. Then, after a ...

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