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Helen Keller :T

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  • Helen Keller's Birthdate

    Helen Keller's Birthdate
    helen Keller was born on June 27,1880 in Tuscumbia, AL.
  • When Helen Keller lost her sight and hearing

    When Helen Keller lost her sight and hearing
    She was born with all of her senses but lost them after she had a sickness at the age of 2 in 1882. Her sickness was called brain fever by a family docter. She started speaking and walking before she got sick.
  • Helen Keller's speech class

    Helen Keller's speech class
    In 1890, Keller began speech classes at the Horace Mann School for the Deaf in Boston. She began to do this so that she can give speeches and share her story. Also so she can to others without doing sign language.
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    Socialism Acts

    Between 1909 and 1921, she wrote several articles about socialism and supported Eugene Debs, a Socialist Party presidential candidate.
  • Confounding

    In 1915, along with renowned city planner George Kessler, she co-founded Helen Keller International to combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition.
  • ACLU

    In 1920, she helped found the American Civil Liberties Union.The American Civil Liberties Union is a organization that is nonprofit whose stated mission is "to defend and preserve the rights and liberties of individuals guaranteed to every person in this country by the laws of the United States and the Constitution.
  • Awrds

    During her lifetime, she received many honors in recognition of her accomplishments, including the Theodore Roosevelt Distinguished Service Medal in 1936
  • Oversea adventure #1

    Oversea adventure #1
    In 1946, Keller was appointed counselor of international relations for the American Foundation of Overseas Blind. The mission of the American Foundation for the Blind is to create a world of no limits for people who are blind.
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    Between 1946 and 1957, she traveled to 35 countries on five continents because of her foundation in 1946
  • Awards #2

    Awards #2
    She won the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1964. This award was in her days when she was older.
  • Awards #3

    Awards #3
    Another huge award she was in the election to the Women's Hall of Fame in 1965.
  • Helen's death

    Helen's death
    Helen keller died in her sleep on June 1 1968 at the age of 87. She did die of natural causes.