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Helen Keller

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Transcript of Helen Keller

Keller's Childhood
Works Cited
“Helen Adams Keller.” Dictionary of American Biography. New
York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1988. Biography In Context. Web. 26 Sept. 2013
“Helen Adams Keller.” Reference Library of American Women. Ed Jennifer Mossman. Vol.II. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Research, 1999. 374 – 5. Print.
“Helen Adams Keller. “ World of Health. Gale, 2006. Biography In Context. Web. 23 Sept. 2013.
“Helen Keller.” American Decades. Ed. Judith S. Baughman, et al. Detroit: Gale, 1998. Biography In Context. Web. 26 Sept. 2013.
Press, Watermill. “Helen Keller.” The Story of Life. USA. 1994. Print

Helen Keller
Born
June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama, USA
Died

June 01, 1968 in Westport, Connecticut, USA
she was a normal child till 19 months old and an illness developed that left her blind and deaf
by : Nyshankul Perez
Keller spent the next five or so years locked in her isolation and became mute
she had to use an alphabet of hand shapes when communicating
when Helen was 6, Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone and was expert on the deaf
“Helen Adams Keller. “ World of Health. Gale, 2006.
Biography In Context. Web. 23 Sept. 2013.
Keller's Hero
Sullivan helped Keller throughout her school and college days by interpreting assignments into her palms
in 1930, Anne Sullivan's eyes failed and she became blind
Anne Sullivan was Helen's teacher for many years, and taught her to speak
'w-a-t-e-r' was Keller's first word she could understand, in sign language
“Helen Keller.” American Decades. Ed. Judith S. Baughman, et al.
Detroit: Gale, 1998. Biography In Context. Web. 26 Sept. 2013.
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Keller studied history, mathematics, literature, astronomy, and physics, graduated with high honors in 1904
Keller passed the admissions examination for Radcliffe College
She wrote letter for contributions to help the blind
she visited hospitals and helped blind soldiers and taught to be courageous
She was the best-known deaf-blind person in the world
She was one of the most prominent political commentator and activists of her time
Keller's Facts
deaf and blind awareness
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