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News: Deaf & Blind Advocates Oppose Actress for Helen Keller Role

Posted Oct 31 2009 12:00am
Anne Lu – Celebrity News Service News Writer

,,New York, NY (CNS) – The casting of child actor Abigail Breslin in the lead role for the Broadway revival “The Miracle Worker” is upsetting several blind and deaf advocacy groups, who said a deaf actress, and not a hearing one, should take Helen Keller’s role.

On Wednesday, producers have announced that the 13-year-old “Little Miss Sunshine” star will be playing deafblind icon Helen Keller in the revival of the Broadway…..
Read more: http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7016850506?Deaf%20And%20Blind%20Advocacy%20Groups%20Oppose%20Abigail%20Breslin%27s%20Casting%20As%20Helen%20Keller#ixzz0VTTPnIBc

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