By: Emaleigh Roe
Helen Adams Keller was born in 1880 and died in 1968 at the age of 87. When she was 19 months old she had a fever which led to her being blind and Deaf. She was a very well-known and sadly had many troubles in life. But one important thing she learned was to never give up and achieve the impossible. She's known around the world as a symbol of courage in the face of overwhelming odds. She was more than just a symbol she was an astonishing person, was very smart and had devoted her life to helping others. She helped others because she felt that no matter what your issues are x that you can still achieve the impossible. After graduation, Helen Keller began her life of helping the blind and deaf people. She went before the state and the national legislature; she traveled around the world to help people just like her. She wrote books and articles too. Helen Keller had won many pedals and awards for her service on helping the blind-deaf. She helped people because she was concerned about how they live life. Helen Keller's number one goal in life was to help other people like her and let them live the best life they can with their disability. She used her life to help others in need; she was in fact a very selfless person, Helen Keller did these things out of the kindness of her heart and to hopefully bring people's attention so that one day there will be a cure for this disability. Later on in life she died on June 1,1968 at the age of 87 in her home in West Port, Connecticut because of her old age.
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Information found from: Stuck. Kenneth A. "Keller, Helen." World book Student. world Book, 2014. Web.6 May 2014.