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    Helen Keller at 80 :: smelling a rose in a garden :: author and lecturer, learned to communicate though she had been deaf and blind from childhood. :: c.1960 American US history photograph

  • Gloria Spivey

    At age 80 Helen Keller smells a rose in the garden.

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    Helen Keller: Helen Keller lacked the senses of sight and hearing, so she used highly developed senses of touch and smell in order to compre...

  • Granny Pat

    At age 80 Helen smells a rose in the garden.

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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.... Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. ~Helen Keller

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.

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Helen Keller was born June 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia, AL. In 1882, Helen fell ill and was struck blind, deaf, and mute. Beginning in 1887, teacher Anne Sullivan helped Keller make tremendous progress with her ability to communicate. Helen went to college, and graduated in 1904. In 1920, she helped found the ACLU. During her lifetime, she received many honors in recognition of her accomplishment

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Helen Keller. Was there ever a stronger woman? Left blind & deaf at 19 months, she went on to earn a bachelor of arts, became a writer, lecturer and social activist. "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing."