Helen Keller

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Helen Keller

  1. 1. Helen Keller By: Brittney G.
  2. 2. Early Beginnings of Helen <ul><li>Born June 27,1880 </li></ul><ul><li>in Tuscumbia, Alabama </li></ul><ul><li>Her parents were Arthur H. Keller and Katherine Adams Keller </li></ul>
  3. 3. Illness Strikes <ul><li>At 19 months, Helen became very ill </li></ul><ul><li>She would never fully recovered </li></ul><ul><li>Her mother noticed the changes </li></ul>
  4. 4. Anne Sullivan <ul><li>Hired to help Helen </li></ul><ul><li>20-year-old graduate of the Perkins School for the Blind, </li></ul>
  5. 5. Anne and Helen
  6. 6. College Life Radcliffe College
  7. 7. Helen’s Life After College <ul><li>Helen toured the world with Anne </li></ul><ul><li>Started a fundraiser for the American Foundation for the Blind </li></ul><ul><li>Helen tried to help the living conditions of blind people. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Helen’s Achievements <ul><li>An entire room, called the Helen Keller Room, is devoted to their display at the American Foundation for the Blind in New York City. </li></ul><ul><li>Brazil's Order of the Southern Cross </li></ul><ul><li>Japan's Sacred Treasure </li></ul><ul><li>Philippines' Golden Heart </li></ul><ul><li>Lebanon's Gold Medal of Merit </li></ul><ul><li>and her own country's highest honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. </li></ul><ul><li>she was elected to membership in the National Institute of Arts and Letters. </li></ul><ul><li>Miss Keller was made a Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sapphyr.net/women/helenkeller.htm </li></ul>
  9. 9. Fun Facts! <ul><li>Loved Hot Dogs </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent Typist </li></ul><ul><li>Loved animals, especially dogs </li></ul><ul><li>Visited 39 countries through out her life </li></ul><ul><li>Had a lot of Famous Friends </li></ul>

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