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    Helen Keller was a blind and deaf girl from Tuscumbia Alabama. Helen was blind and deaf from the age of nineteen months. When Helen was a child, she was out of control and acted animal-like. Helen was set up to be unsuccessful in the conditions that she was under as a child. At the age of five, Annie Sullivan came to Helen's home in Alabama. Annie taught and mentored Helen throughout her life. Annie helped set Helen up for success in her future. Helen Keller made an abundance of great accomplishments. She wrote many books about her life as a blind and deaf person and even went to Radcliffe College. These were huge accomplishments for someone who suffered from her disability. Helen Keller became an extremely successful author, college graduate, and advocate for the blind and deaf even with her numerous disabilities and setbacks.…

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    Struggles Of Helen Keller

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    They needed some type of help because Helen was endangering her sister (Garrett 8). Even though Helens life was filled with darkness and with quietness, no one knew that her life was going to take a big turn. When Anne Sullivan was born on April 4, 1866, she was visually impaired herself; this is why she was able to relate to Helen and have such a huge impact on her. Anne became visually impaired by a disease called trachoma. She regained most of her eye sight when she had surgery in 1881 and…

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    her a different teacher who could help her to learn how to speak. Helen’s speech however, was not very clear. Word spread about Helen. There were newspapers written about her and she was given invitations to meet very important people. At the early age of 12, Helen published an autobiographical sketch in the Youth’s Companion. Helen lived a fairly normal childhood. Helen decided that she wanted to go to Harvard, but couldn’t because it was an all-boy school. Instead, she applied to Radcliffe…

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    Hellen Keller is truly and an education wonder. Who did a little girl that fell ill and lose not only her hearing but her eyesight too at only 19 months (history.com)go on to graduate college, win awards, and become an author (history.com). I personally don't understand it. But she is a force to be wreckin with. Born in 1880, Hellen Keller was healthy little girl. At the age of 19 months she became ill. At the time they did not know what was wrong with the child, but now it is to be believed…

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    Keller was very smart. “Long before she entered Radcliffe in 1900, she had mastered the manual alphabet and manual lip-reading and the typewriter and several forms of Braille, in which she read Greek and Latin and French and German.” (source 5). Accomplishments Helen Keller was a celebrity and one of America's most recognizable women because of what she did and how she lived. She inspired millions of people with or without disabilities all over America and the world. She advocated for many…

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    She knew that she wanted to go to college just like any person would. She set out for something and knowing that it would be hard she achieved was she wanted and that just goes to show how strong of a person she was. She earned a lot of awards and recognition for what she did which gained publicity. Helen attended “Radcliffe College in 1900 and graduated cum laude in 1904 with honors in German and English.” (2) While she was in college she wrote and published her own autobiography. Because she…

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    on her other hand. Helen finally understood and by night, she had learned 30 words. Helen also eventually learned the alphabet and how to read and write, but she wanted to be able to speak. Anne took her to the Horace Mann School for the Deaf in Boston where instructor Sarah Fuller gave her a few lessons. Although Helen did learn how to speak, it was hard to understand. She remained upset by this her whole life. After learning Braille at the Perkins institute and how to speak, she enrolled in…

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    Why Is Helen Keller Blind

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    her knowledge by this new way of learning. In addition to Sullivan’s teachings, Keller took a speech class for deaf and blind at Horace Mann School. Before Keller took these classes, she could only use deaf mute sign language. Even though Keller took other classes, her relationship with Sullivan never ended. Sullivan communicated and taught Keller through sense of touch. To conclude, Keller was now up to date with her knowledge and education. This point in Helen Keller’s life was the…

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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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    Leaders are usually civilians who have been through a great deal of hardship and have climbed to success from that hardship. They are heros that influenced people around them just by living their lives. One person who has done such a thing is Helen Keller. Helen was a deaf and blind but she did not let that get in her way. She helped shape the new way the community saw people with disabilities. She was also a political activist in her later years for women’s rights and socialism. Helen was such…

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