Helen Keller

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  • Birth

    Helen Keller was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama, June 27 1880.
  • Illness

    Helen Keller lost her sight and hearing at just 19 months old, and doctors think it was from a disease called Scarlet Fever.
  • First Word

    Helen Keller's teacher, Anne Sullivan, bought Helen to a water pump and taught her the fist word she ever learned, which was water.
  • School For The Blind

    Helen starting going to the Perkins Institute for the blind.
  • School For The Deaf

    Helen Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, went to New York to attend the Wright-Humason School for the deaf, and the Horace Mann School For The Deaf, to learn from Sarah Fuller.
  • Award

    The Distinguished Service Medal was awarded to Helen Keller on 1936.
  • Accomplishments

    Helen Keller was in the Hall Of Fame in 1965.
  • Death

    Helen Keller died in her sleep on June 1, 1968, just a few weeks before her 88th birthday.