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Helen Keller

By: Micah T.
Oklahoma, Age 9

1880 was a difficult time for a deaf, blind and mute people. Helen Keller was a beautiful and healthy baby. After a strange fever broke she became blind and deaf, when she was six years old.
Helen was more like a wild animal than a child when she met this stranger who had come to teach her. Annie knew taking Helen to a house away from her family was Helen's last chance to learn to have a normal life. Annie started spelling words with her fingers in Helen's hand. To Helen this was only a game until one day after Helen through a temper tantram then went to the water house. As the water ran over Helen's had Annie spelled w-a-t-e-r in Helen's hand. Helen made the connection between the water running over her hand and the meaning of w-a-t-e-r being spelled in her hand. This began Helen's learning. She even graduated from Radcliff College with honors. Helen began career writing and speaking about deaf and blind and how to help them. President Franklin Roosevelt asked Helen to visit soldiers who was hurt.
Annie Sullivan died in 1936. Then Polly Thompson helped lectures. Helen spent the last part of her life at home in Westport, Connecticut. She died in 1968 at the age of 87
1880 was a difficult time for a deaf, blind and mute people. Helen Keller was a beautiful and healthy baby. After a strange fever broke she became blind and deaf, when she was six years old.
Helen was more like a wild animal than a child whenshe met this stranger who had cometo teach her. Annie knew taking Helen to a house away from her family was Helen's last chance to learn to have a normal life. Annie started spelling words with her fingers in Helen's hand. To Helen this was only a game until one day after Helen through a temper tantram then went to the water house. As the water ran over Helen's had Annie spelled w-a-t-e-r in Helen's hand. helen made the connection between the water running over her hand and the meaning of w-a-t-e-r being spelled in her hand. This began Helen's learning. She even graduated from Radcliff College with honors. Helen began a career writing and

about deaf and blind and how to help them. President Franklin Rosevelt ask helen to visit soldiers who was hurt.
Annie Sullivan died in 1936. then Polly Thompson helped lectures. helen spent the last part of her life at home in Westport, Connecticut. She died in 1968 at the age of 87.