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Helen Keller

 

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When she was 19 month old, Helen Keller was stricken with a illness that caused her to loss her hearing and sight. In her younger years, Keller communicated with her family by using hand signals that she invented. Keller started learning braille and American sign language under the tutorlage of Anne Sullivan. The amazing story of her formal education was depicted in the play The Miracle Worker, which was later adapted into a film. In 1904, Keller graduated from Radcliffe College becoming the first deaf and blind person to recieve a Bachelor’s degree. Later in life, Keller help found the ACLU and became an advocate for a number of social causes, including womens suffrage and labor rights.

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When she was 19 months old, Helen Keller was stricken with an illness that caused her to lose her hearing and sight. In her younger years, Keller communicated with her family by using hand signals that she invented. Keller started learning Braille and American sign language under the tutelage of Anne Sullivan. The amazing story of her formal education was depicted in the play The Miracle Worker, which was later adapted into a film. In 1904, Keller graduated from Radcliffe College, becoming the first deaf and blind person to receive a Bachelor’s degree. Later in life, Keller helped found the ACLU and became an advocate for a number of social causes, including womens suffrage and labor rights.

 

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