Which two statements provide evidence for the author realizing she is blind?
Her friends always held her hand while she played outside.
The author got bumps and bruises while playing outside.
Her mother explains that the ladies were sorry the author could not see.
People called the author a "poor child" and expressed sympathy to her mother.
She thought all children were like her and could not see.
What is the meaning of the word torrid as it is used in the passage?
After reading the last two paragraphs of the passage, you can conclude that –
the United States Navy drinks only distilled ocean water.
the captain was hailed as a genius by the sailors.
the invention of distillation has saved many lives.
the distillation process is used on all ships and boats.