Charlie Gorden's Intellectual Levels

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Charlie Gorden, a 32-year-old mentally-disabled man who works as a janitor and delivery man, was selected by some scientists to have a surgery performed on him that would hopefully help improve his intellectual levels. Alice Kinnian,,Charlie’s teacher at the Beekman College Center for Retarded Adults, recommended him because of his love of learning. Algernon is a mouse who has already had the surgery. Charlie decides to have the surgery too because it helped Algernon so he figured it might help him. After he had the surgery he is initially disappointed because he doesn’t notice any significant improvements. With help from Alice he starts to slowly improve both his spelling and grammar, he also starts reading higher-level books. Charlie slowly
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