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 Development Sense, Us History, Keller Lack, Keller Smells, Gardens, High Development, Inspiration People, Helen Keller, Helen Smells
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Helen Keller 1880-1960 For overcoming her deaf & blindness and becoming an Author, an Activist and a Humanitarian.
Helen Keller--and I never really had an image of her in mind. An example that "you can do anything you put your mind to" and that our limitations are as large or as small as we think them to be.
You are looking at a stunning photograph of Helen Keller. It was created between 1905 and 1945 by Harris & Ewing. The photograph illustrates Keller, who was an author, activist and lecturer. She was the first deaf and blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.
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