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Helen Keller
By: Stevi C.
Indiana, Grade 3

“Dreams can came true if you believe they will.”

Think about being deaf and blind at 19 months old. Helen Keller was deaf and blind at 19 months old. Helen Adams Keller was born on June 24, 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama. She lived with her mom and her dad until she was 6. Then she moved in with Anne Sullivan. Anne, who is a teacher, home schooled her. Helen was not married and had no kids. Helen lived with Anne until she died. Helen lived in Alabama and New York. Helen was not able to have job. The most important thing about Helen Keller is that she was deaf and blind.
Anne taught her how to read using Braille and to do sign language. One of her dreams was to “see” the world. Anne taught Helen to “see” the world by using her sense of touch. Helen would take Anne hand and write the word in hand. Helen traveled around the world when Anne died.
Helen Keller was the first deaf and blind person to graduate from college. Helen did good things like opening a library for the deaf and blind. She wrote her autobiography “The Story of My Life”. The book was published in 1902. On June 1, 1968 Helen Keller died at the age of 88. Helen Keller did amazing things like give speeches and travel around the world. She was able to do all these things because she knew “dreams cam come true if you believe they will.”

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