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    Helen Keller Helen Keller is one of the most inspiring woman in the blind and deaf community. Becoming blind and deaf at the age of 19 months by an unknown illness, her life was turned around. Although, she didn’t let her difficulties take over. Helen defeated the odds and learned more than anyone could've imagined. She even graduated and decided to inspire others by writing a book about her life. Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880 In Tuscumbia, Alabama. Helen had a normal childhood until at the age of 19 months, she was stricken with an unknown illness that left her blind and deaf. Helen’s mom, Katherine noticed something was wrong when Helen didn’t react to the dinner bell or a hand waving in front of her face. Helen’s friend, Martha Washington, developed a way for them to communicate with one another. Although, communication was very limited and Helen struggled in the world of darkness. She would often kick or laugh…

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    Helen Keller: A Hero

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    Helen Keller is a hero to many people around the world and especially the disabled community. She was a fighter and did not let her blindness or deafness get in the way of her life and success. She worked hard to overcome her obstacles and then also became an activist. As an activist she helped and influenced disabled people to be courageous like her. She made effort to change the system for disabled people, socially and politically. She proved to the world that being disabled does not mean…

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    Helen Keller was an educator, journalist, activist, humanitarian, and author. She was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama in the year 1880 and died in 1968 at the age of 87. Helen Keller was not only blind but deaf as well. She went blind, deaf, and mute at eighteen months after becoming ill. At the time, doctors said that Keller contracted an illness called “brain fever.” Now specialists believe that it may have been scarlet fever or meningitis. Although Helen was diagnosed with these disabilities, she…

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    Helen Keller Stamp Essay

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    As posthumous honors, a preschool for the deaf and hard of hearing in Mysore, India, was originally named after Helen Keller by its founder, K. K. Srinivasan. In 1999, Keller was listed in Gallup's Most Widely Admired People of the 20th century. In 2003, Alabama honored its native daughter on its state quarter. The Alabama state quarter is known as the only circulating US coin to feature braille. The Helen Keller Hospital in Sheffield, Alabama is in dedication to her. There are streets named…

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    separates people from people.”Helen Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. Helen was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, AL to Arthur H. Keller and Kate Adams Keller. Her family lived on a homestead that her grandfather had built. Helen is the sister of Mildred Campbell and Phillip Brooks Keller, and half sister to James and William Simpson Keller who were from her father's first marriage. Helen was…

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    heroine- Helen Keller Helen Keller born June 27, 1880 was an American author,and political activist. However, what makes her different is she was the first deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree.[ The life of Helen Keller". Royal National Institute of Blind People. November 20, 2008. Accessed November 9, 2015 ] she was born with full sight and hearing, however Helen fell ill from possibly scarlet fever or meningitis. It was after her illness that her mother realised that Helen…

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    “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.” Helen Keller said these words because she was blind and deaf, therefore she could only feel things. So while other people was seeing the beauty of the world Helen was feeling the beauty of the world.Helen Keller was born June 27, 1880 in Tuscmbia,AL. Helen Keller is considered one of the leading figures in the twentieth century. She lost both her vision and hearing when she was 19…

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    Helen Keller lived an extraordinary and wonderful life. She never gave up on anything in life, and she always kept trying. In the book, Helen Keller: A Determined Life, Helen stated, “We can do anything we want to do, if we stick to it long enough.” All Helen wanted was to live a normal life, and to have no one think less of her. We should all try to emulate her example of determination and dedication. She is an excellent role model to anyone who thinks they should give up or stop trying. She is…

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    birds chirping and the sight of sunlight shining through his or her bedroom window, he or she may be oblivious to how others in the world, like Helen Keller, lack the ability to see and hear. In her lifetime and beyond, Helen Keller has helped to bring awareness to the deaf-blind community. However, she never had many of the experiences or opportunities that the majority of the population does because of the handicap that burdened her at just 19 months of age. For many, losing the ability to see…

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    the life of Helen Keller, who was diagnosed being blind and deaf at a young age, due to an illness. When Helen was about the age of six, the Kellers higher a teacher named Anne Sullivan, who was hired to teach Helen language by Captain Keller. Having been blind before, Anne had much experience and motivation to teach Helen. After many surgeries, Anne was in fact able to see, just not very well. Sullivan stayed with the Kellers in their home located in Alabama. Throughout the play, Sullivan…

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