2006 Crown Award Winners for Best Picture-Gold, BestDocumentary-Gold, Best Screenplay-Silver, & BestDrama-Silver This is the amazing biography of the blind hymnwriter, Fanny Crosby. As the writer of more than 10,000hymns, all penned after the age of 40,she is credited withauthoring more verse than any human in history. The tragicmistreatment by a charlatan masquerading as a doctor,blinded Fanny shortly after birth. Nevertheless, she learnedto function as a sighted child except for her inability toread. She was an extraordinary child filled with joy andmischief! At her grandmother's knee, she began todemonstrate an exceptional memory, and memorized severalcomplete books of the bible, including Ruth and Proverbs.She left home at age 15 to begin her formal education. Oneof the most notable pupils of the New York Institute forSpecial Education, Fanny was also the first woman to addressthe US Congress. Fulfilling the roles of wife, mother,friend, teacher, nurse to the sick during the choleraepidemic, humanitarian to the poor and desenfranchised, andfriend of presidents - Fanny Crosby was an exceptional womanby any standard. And her legacy lives on through thethousands of hymns that are still sung today.