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Who is Helen Keller?
Helen Keller, a little girl from the small farm town of Tuscumbia, Alabama, grew up to be a woman that taught the world to respect people who are blind and deaf.
Helen’s dad was Captain Arthur Keller and her mom is Kate Adams.
Helen had a brother called Phillips and a sister called Mildred. Helen was born on June 27, 1880 and died on June 1, 1968
Helen was born about a hundred years ago, if you look at 2008.
Helen got married.
Helen Keller started writing The Story of My Life in 1902, when she was 22 years old and still a student at Radcliffe College, the sister School of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Helen lost her hearing and her vision on the age of 19 months.
Helen had a teacher called Anne that taught Helen how to write, speak and read.
The way Helen learned to do all the things above was that Anne used to put letters on Helens hand and let Helen feel it so Helen learns words.
Helen made friends and became really famous.
Helen wrote about a dozen books but the best one was (The Story of My Life).
Helen traveled around the world.
Helen was a very smart women, even thought she is deaf and blind she used to write and write and read and read so much.
Article posted January 15, 2009 at 01:50 PM •
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