Helen Keller

by Abby Swan

Helen Keller

  • born on June 27,1880 in Tuscumbia,Alabama.
  • destroyed her sight and hearing at the age of about 11/2.
  • until she was 10 years old,Keller could only talk with sign language.
  • when she was 7 her father hired a teacher named Anne Sullivan.
  • by time she was 16 she could communicate well enough to go with her through these years.
  • Keller worked with soldiers who had been blinded in the war.Wherever she appeared,she brought courage to blind people.
  • Keller's books have been translated into more than 50 languages.
  • she died on June 1,1968.
  • she became a famous author and speaker.


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