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Helen Keller – American Author, Political Activist, and Pioneer

Helen Keller was an American Author, Political Activist, and Pioneer. Here are some facts about her!

– When she was young ( about nineteen months), she contracted a disease that left her blind and deaf for the rest of her life. But, she persisted.

– At the age of seven, she met Anne Sullivan. The woman who was her teacher/mentor and friend.

– She was good friends with the author Mark Twain.

– She was the first person that was blind and deaf to graduate college (along with Anne, too). She graduated from Radcliffe College.

– She was one of the founders of the ACLU.

– Anne and Helen had been with each other for 49 years, until Anne passed away, while holding Helen’s hand.

Thank you for reading these incredible facts about Ms. Keller. Have a good day!

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For more information on Helen Keller:

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Helen-Keller
https://www.helenkellerbirthplace.org/
https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/eascfa/dinner_party/heritage_floor/helen_keller
https://www.hki.org/helen-kellers-life-and-legacy/
Hannah

Hannah

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