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Helen Keller
By: Angeline C.
New Jersey, Grade 6



I want Helen Keller to be in the Honor Roll because she had lots of different adventures in her childhood. She became ill in February 1882, which left her blind and death, which meant she could not speak either. The following two years was hard for Helen and her family. On March 3 1887,she meet a teacher named Anne Sullivan,who was also blind, who taught her how to sign with her hands. The first word Anne taught to Helen was ''doll'', the next word was ''cake''. Even though Helen can repeat the movement of Anne's fingers, she did not understand what they mean.Helen and Anne moved in a small cottage together, so that Anne can teach Helen how to do regular things like eating manners, brush her hair, and button her shoes. When Anne showed Helen all she needed to know and Helen knew everthing, Anne sent her to Radcliffe College. In 1913, the book ''Out of the Dark'' written by Helen Keller was published. In 1957 ''The Miricle Worker'' was showed on Broadway.



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