History's HEROES? Dated 1880 - 1968

Helen Keller

Created by

Rachel Puetz

Location

Tuscumbia, Alabama
Edited newspaper, The North Alabamian

Achievements

  • Won presidential medal of freedom

Characteristics

  • Brave / Courageous
  • A good and strong leader
  • Clever
  • Good or moral (strong beliefs or principles)
  • Has integrity (stands up for what they believe and act accordingly)
  • Single minded / Focused (has a purpose)
  • Inspiring / Charismatic
  • Determined
  • Wise
  • Honest
  • Kind and compassionate
  • Just and fair minded

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History's heroes

Quotations

"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." - Helen Keller

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." - Helen Keller

The woman who was deaf and blind

Helen was deaf and blind. A women named, Anne Sullivan helped Helen learn how to interact with the world. Helen began a writing career and carried it throughout her life.

She was deaf and blind from an unknown illness all throughout her life.

Life in Helen Keller's world

She struggled in her early years but overcame her challenges and impacted others by her story.

Was Helen Keller a Hero?

  • Influenced people all around the world
  • She never gave up

Things you might not know about Helen Keller

At a young age, she was fascinated in learning words with ASL.
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