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The Story of My Life Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 23 Summary

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Chapter 23 Summary

The final chapter of Helen's autobiography reads like a distinguished "who's who." She wants to acknowledge the people who have helped to make her life a happy one. Some of these people are famous, some are not and some want to remain anonymous. Her only unkind words are for newspaper reporters, whom she includes in the category of "the stupid and curious," and for people who are condescending to her.

She got her own understanding of religion from Bishop Brooks, who taught her that "there is one universal religion, Helen – the religion of Love," and that "God is Love." After he died, she continued to find his way of approaching religion the most "soul-satisfying."

She also knows Henry Drummond, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Whittier, Dr. Edward Hale, Mr. And Mrs. Laurence Hutton, Mark Twain, John Burroughs, and many...

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