Helen Keller (Teacher)

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  • NAME: Helen Keller
  • OCCUPATION: Educator, Activist, Journalist
  • BIRTH DATE: June 27, 1880
  • DEATH DATE: June 01, 1968
  • EDUCATION: Horace Mann School for the Deaf, Wright-Humason School for the Deaf, Cambridge School for Young Ladies, Radcliff College
  • PLACE OF BIRTH: Tuscumbia, Alabama
  • PLACE OF DEATH: Easton, Connecticut
  • Full Name: Helen Keller
  • Full Name: Helen Adams Keller

Helen Adams Keller was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama. In 1882, she fell ill and was struck blind, deaf and mute. Beginning in 1887, Keller’s teacher, Anne Sullivan, helped her make tremendous progress with her ability to communicate, and Keller went on to college, graduating in 1904. In 1920, Keller helped found the ACLU. During her lifetime, she received many honors in recognition of her accomplishments.

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