Academy Award Winning Actress Patty Duke is Keynote Speaker at 6th Annual Connecting with Hope Gala

Show business legend Patty Duke, who at age 16 was the youngest person to win an Academy Award for her performance as Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker, will be the keynote speaker at The Connection’s Sixth Annual Connecting with Hope Gala, to be held at the Laurel View Country Club in Hamden on Friday, June 6.

Ms. Duke, who suffers from bipolar disorder, has written two New York Times bestselling memoirs: Call Me Anna and A Brilliant Madness, which chronicle her struggles with the illness. For additional information, please click here, or contact Beth Connor at