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    Helen Keller Her life and legacy "While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done." -Helen Keller Hailan El-Naas Grade 9A April 28, 2013 Table of Contents 1. Outline 1 2. Introduction

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    Helen Keller Obstacles

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    he wants, but his goal seems impossible to achieve. Helen Keller, a young woman who became blind and deaf at an early age, knew she wanted to communicate and overcame what some might have considered impossible obstacles. After analyzing several online biographies, it is clear that Helen Keller was a woman who refused to accept defeat. Helen Keller, even though blind and deaf, proved to be a very intelligent child. For example, after Keller lost her sight and hearing at only 19 months of age, she

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    disabilities. Specifically, Helen Keller has influenced many, young or old. Helen Keller is influential because she followed her passion, she overcame a great obstacle, and she had determination. The first reason Helen Keller is in influential is because she followed her passions. I know this because in the article Biography.com it states,”Beginning in 1887, Keller's teacher, Anne Sullivan, helped her make tremendous progress with her ability to communicate, and Keller went on to college, graduating

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    fulfill her needs. This was exactly the way Helen Keller lived part of her childhood. If we think about Erik W. and Uncle Jim, they were only blind, whereas Helen Keller was deaf and blind. Living with two disabilities, going against society and reaching up to great heights, I believe Helen Keller faced the greatest obstacles. Helen Keller had come across tremendous difficulties, but the aspect that made her stand out was that she was blind and deaf. Keller developed the disabilities due to an unknown

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    The Life Of Helen Keller

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    learn about the the intriguing world outside it, Helen Keller’s early life was dismal. Keller used the Habit of Mind - Responding with Wonderment and Awe - to escape this cage and interact with the world outside it. Soon, her interactions became changes, and her changes created a new and better way for blind and non-blind people to live. These changes and her story inspired and illuminated our society to become an equal and just place to live. Keller used the Habit of Mind, Responding with Wonderment

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    were thoroughly represented by the personality of and the life lead by Miss Helen Keller. Despite the fact that she was left permanently both deaf and blind at the age of 19 months she overcame numerous challenges and learned to communicate, eventually earning a degree from one of the leading universities in the United States. In doing so she represented the first quality of global citizenship, resiliency. Helen Keller was a huge believer in the ability of all people to do great things in the world

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    indefinite infection, which was alleged to be Scarlet Fever, Helen Keller became sightless and deaf near the age of one. While developing age, Helen had industrialized antagonism of not being able to hear or see, and because of that she became a short-tempered and a barren girl. Helen would eat food off of others plates, or throw pots and pans at whoever she could feel, and maybe throw in a lot of ear-piercing screaming too. While Helen was being coached by Anne Sullivan, Anne recognized how bad Helen’s

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    reliable sources. Who was Helen Keller? Helen Keller was born in 1880 in Alabama. About two years later she became very ill which resulted in blindness and deafness. Helen and the family’s cook’s daughter, Martha Washington, created signs to communicate. Later, upon a suggestion from Alexander Graham Bell, the Kellers took Helen to the Perkins Institute for the Blind in Boston, Massachusetts, where she met Anne Sullivan. Sullivan became Helen’s teacher in 1887, and helped Helen learn to communicate using

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    a highlight of the young life of Helen Keller, and how Anne Sullivan affected her for the better. Helen barely into her life, became deaf as well as blind, and was a wreck for it, but only until Anne Sullivan arrived. Deafness as well as blindness was not handled as well as it is today in the 1800’s, so the Keller’s—and even Annie too at first—did not know what to do with Helen. This was not easy job for Sullivan, but her perseverance allowed for success with Helen in the end. Perseverance is a vital

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    deaf and blindness? Helen Keller was one of the few people back in her time to become really famous over something she couldn't help. Helen was famous because of how she was able to make things better for children and adults with disabilities, and while she did this she had no forms of communication. Helen actually wasn't deaf and blind; she was born perfectly normal in a small town in Alabama called Tuscumbia on June 27, 1880. Due to a sickness believed to be Scarlet Fever; Keller lost her ability

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