This is THE pump that Anne Sullivan used to teach Helen Keller the mystery of language. W-A-T-E-R. What remarkable women they both were. Helen was incredible for never letting her blindness nor deafness hold back her genius and warm spirit. And Anne was the epitome of perseverance. She deserves a Teacher of the Century award. If you ever find yourself in Tuscumbia swing by the Helen Keller Homestead for a bit of inspiration.