Notre Dame Goes Full Douchebag

By: crunchgodabruinknees



This is odd-I guess they couldnt find an example with both releveance and current impact. Afounder of the ACLU--barf!

Helen Keller’s journal writings from eighty years ago are the surprising motivation for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football players of today. Keller, who you may best remember from a series of tacky jokes told when you were a child, was an American activist and the first blind-deaf person to receive a bachelor of arts degree. By her mid-fifties, Keller had fought for women’s suffrage, helped create the ACLU and befriended presidents, patent owners and Charlie Chaplin. In her journal, she wrote sometime between 1936 and 1937: “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success ...

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