Helen Keller

Jun 27, 1880
Tuscumbia, Alabama, USA

Bio: The daughter of an Alabama newspaper editor, Helen Keller came into this world a perfectly normal, healthy child in 1880. At age two, she contracted a fever which left her blind and deaf. Contrary to popular belief, she adjusted quite well to her affliction at first, developing her own form of single-word sign language, differentianting people, places and things by… More

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