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Helen Keller reading braille. She was born in Tuscumbia, AL.

Helen Adams Keller (June 27 1880 – June 1 was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Helen Keller.  She was so fearless and courageous.  She was not only an inspiration and role model to those with disabilities but to the rest of the world.

Here’s what they don’t teach: When the blind-deaf Helen Keller learned that poor people were more likely to be blind than others, she set off down a pacifist, socialist path that broke the boundaries of her time—and continues to challenge ours today.

Helen Keller teaching Charlie Chaplin the manual alphabet ~ 1919

1919 - Helen Keller teaching Charlie Chaplin the manual sign language alphabet.

Hear Helen Keller Speak

Hear Helen Keller Speak

Rare Footage of Helen Keller speaking. Anne Sullivan explains how she taught Helen.

Helen Keller at 7 years old.  She went on to be the first deafblind person to graduate college and write a book.  She even won an Oscar for her documentary in 1954.  Such an amazing woman!

A biography of Helen Keller, illustrated with photos from the Helen Keller Archives at the American Foundation for the Blind. (Image: Helen as a young girl, with a small white dog on her lap)

Helen Keller with her Dachshund and Patti Duke

Helen Keller- Patty Duke played Keller in both the play and the film The Miracle Worker, for which she won the Oscar at age Two extraordinary women. Then when Patty Duke got older she played Anne sullivan as an adult, Anne Sullivan was Helen's teacher.

Amelia Earhart...flew planes and broke records, taught at Purdue University ( where they built her her own runway!) and guess what she taught?...women's studies!  WAY before anyone else had even thought of it!  Kudos to Purdue University for their forward thinking!, She wrote numerous  books about her flights thst were published by her husband M. Putnam of Putnam Books, designed clothing for Abercrombie and Fitch! She was an adventurer in every sense of the word!

See the 5 kick-ass women this mom dressed her daughter as instead of a Disney princess

Amelia Mary Earhart was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first woman to receive the U. Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

Helen Keller seen here reading braille. Helen Keller was the first person who was deafblind to attend and graduate from college: Radcliffe in 1904.

Helen Keller Biography and Facts

Helen Adams Keller (June 27 1880 – June 1 was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.

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A day with Helen Keller (1906

Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan--What a wise woman.and yet without the help of Anne Sullivan, no one would've known. “I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Half a century before famed Helen Keller, the "Original Helen Keller," Laura Dewey Bridgman, became the first deaf and blind person to learn a language. Her story inspired Helen Keller's parents to have Helen be educated.

Half a century before famed Helen Keller, the "Original Helen Keller," Laura Dewey Bridgman, became the first deaf and blind person to learn a language. Her story inspired Helen Keller's parents to have Helen educated.

Helen Keller, legend.

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Helen Adams Keller (June 1880 – June author, political activist, and lecturer. At 19 months, Helen became deaf and blind. She overcame the frustration of losing both sight and hearing and campaigned tirelessly on behalf of deaf and blind people.

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