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History's HEROES? Dated June 27,1880 - June 1, 1968

Helen Keller

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

    The Girl with the mind for Education

    Helen Keller was a person who got challenged in the beginning but her challenges made her stronger. Not being able to understand simple words at first then finally getting it.

    Helen Keller was born June 27,1880. She lost her sight and hearing from 'brain fever'. She wanted to go to college even though she was deaf and blind. When she was younger, Helen Keller had a hard time communicating and learning, she would burst out into tantrums often. Her teacher then took her a water pump to understand the word water. By the end of that day she already learned 30 words. From then on she was determined to attend college. Where she met some influential people and was able to write a book. Helen Keller then wanted to set up a foundation to help the blind and deaf with their education. SUffering from several strokes, she sadly died on June 1, 1968.

    Life in Helen Keller's world

    Life for Helen Keller was hard ever since she was little since she had to cope with not being able to understand much. As she was growing up, Helen learned more and more words in the English language with help from her mentor.

    Was Helen Keller a Hero?

    Things you might not know about Helen Keller

    As a kid Helen would just burSt out into tantrums randomly.
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