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Helen Keller was, during the first half of the 20th century, the most famous handicapped person in the world. A severe fever at age 19 months left Keller blind and deaf and barely able to communicate. At age six Keller met Anne Sullivan (later Anne Sullivan Macy), the tutor who taught Keller the alphabet and thereby opened up the world to her. Keller became an excellent student and eventually attended Radcliffe College, where she graduated with honors in 1904. While at Radcliffe she wrote an a More »
Born: June 27, 1880 (Tuscumbia, Alabama)

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Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist, .... Keller went on to become a world-famous speaker and author. She is .... In 1984, Keller's life story was made into a TV movie called The Miracle  ...

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Jul 7, 2017 ... Detail the life of Helen Keller, who overcame the adversity of being blind ... As her story became known to the general public, Keller began to ...

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Aug 6, 2011 ... RAY FREEMAN: We reported last week that Helen Keller suffered from a strange sickness when she was only nineteen months old. It made her ...

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Helen Keller is famous for overcoming the misfortune of being both deaf and blind to become a leading humanitarian of the 20th century. She is also one of the ...

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Find out more about the history of Helen Keller, including videos, interesting ... Her unprecedented accomplishments in overcoming her disabilities made her a ...

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Helen Keller became ill with scarlet fever and lost her hearing and vision when she was very young. Most blind or deaf people at the time were institutionali...

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Portrait of Helen Keller as a young girl, with a white dog on her lap (August 1887) ... with Helen remains an extraordinary and remarkable story and is best known ... Anne had brought a doll that the children at Perkins had made for her to take ...

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Helen Keller is considered by many to be a leading figure of the twentieth century , and the world's best-known individual with deafblindness.

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Feb 9, 2015 ... Helen Keller was world-famous as an author and activist. But did you know she had a secret love interest?