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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Keller

Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. The story of how Keller's teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing the girl to ...

www.biography.com/people/helen-keller-9361967

Jul 7, 2017 ... Detail the life of Helen Keller, who overcame the adversity of being blind and deaf to become one of the 20th century's leading humanitarians, on Biography. com. ... Ladies, a preparatory school for women. As her story became known to the general public, Keller began to meet famous and influential people.

www.history.com/topics/helen-keller

Find out more about the history of Helen Keller, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ... She went on to acquire an excellent education and to become an important influence on the treatment of the blind and deaf. ... Tags; Helen Keller; Social Leaders; Women's History ...

cwhf.org/inductees/reformers/helen-keller

Helen Adams Keller was born with full sight and hearing in Tuscumbia, Alabama on June 27, 1880, the daughter of Captain Arthur Henley Keller and Kate ... When she was just six-years-old, her concerned parents sought out the advice and assistance of Dr. Alexander Graham Bell, famous for his invention of the telephone.

factwide.com/2015/03/famous-blind-women-inspire

Mar 9, 2015 ... These women were at one time visually impaired, legally blind or completely blind and sometimes deaf as well (as in the case of Helen Keller), but that didn't stop them from achieving the goals they had set out for themselves. And this makes them stand out in the history books because they serve as proof ...

www.u-s-history.com/pages/h3691.html

The role of Helen Keller in the history of the United States of America. ... Keller is famous for overcoming deafness and blindness to become an inspiration to disabled people, and advocates of the disabled, all over the world. With the aid of her ... For additional famous women, see Important and Famous Women in America .

www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/helen-keller

Born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama, Keller was the older of two daughters of Arthur H. Keller, a farmer, newspaper editor, and Confederate Army veteran, and his second wife Katherine Adams Keller, an educated woman from Memphis. Several months before Helen's second birthday, a serious illness— possibly ...

www.afb.org/info/about-us/helen-keller/biography-and-chronology/biography/1235

Helen Keller Early Childhood; Meeting Anne Sullivan; Helen Keller's First Words; Education and Literary Career; Political and Social Activism; Worldwide Celebrity ; Later Life .... She was also a tireless advocate for women's suffrage and an early member of the American Civil Liberties Union. Helen's ideals found their purest ...

eloquentwoman.blogspot.com/2011/02/famous-speech-friday-helen-keller-i-am.html

Feb 25, 2011 ... If you spend any time at all doubting your abilities as a speaker, I give you Helen Keller. Born in 1880, an illness before she reached age 2 left her deaf, blind and apparently unable to speak--and in those days, that was called "dumb." Her eventual teacher, Annie Sullivan, taught her the link between words ...