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Helen Keller
By: Juliana H.
Indiana, Grade 3



Even though Helen Keller was deaf, blind, and mute she learned how to speak, read, and write. When Helen was nineteen months old she had a disease called Scarlet Fever and thatís how she became deaf and blind.
Helen Keller was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama on June 27, 1880. Helen Keller had three people in her family. When Helen was seven she had a dog. Helen Keller did not get married and have children. Anne Sullivan taught Helen Keller about things. Anne taught Helen about sign language. She also taught Helen how to speak. Helen went to school. Helen graduated from Radcliff College on her twenty-fourth birthday. She died on June 1, 1968.
Helen became famous by writing books. She had a job as an author. She earned money doing that. Helen wrote a book called The Frost King. She wrote many books. She typed letters and books on a typewriter that had a Braille keyboard. Helen used the life skill called perseverance.
Helen overcame major obstacles in her life and became famous for her many achievements. I learned that Helen had perserverance. She never gave up trying to speak.




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