An Essay About Helen Keller

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Helen Keller Helen Keller was a very inspiring person. She did so much in her life that inspires many. But, Helen Keller lived her life different from others. Helen Keller was blind and deaf. To me, this must've been very hard to accomplish anything in life. But she didn’t let those disabilities stop her from living her life. Keller was born normal just like everybody else. When she was born, she could hear and see. But, before she turned two, she became really ill with a disease called acute congestion that affected her stomach and brain (Feeny “From darkness and silence: The remarkable journey of Helen Keller). After suffering from this illness, she could no longer see or hear (Feeny “From darkness and silence: The remarkable journey of Helen Keller). She didn’t let that stop her from living her life. Keller once stated “with appalling suddenness … from light to darkness” (Feeny “From darkness and silence: The remarkable journey of Helen Keller). As years went on she decided to do something productive with her life. Keller was a woman who made lot’s of achievements in her life with little ability to hear and see. Many thought Keller was the most admired women in America because she did so much with little ability (Feeny “From darkness and silence: The remarkable journey of Helen Keller). On March 3, 1887 she met with Alexander Graham Bell. He was the guy who invented the telephone and also worked with the blind (Feeny “From darkness and silence: The remarkable journey of Helen Keller). On this date she always referred to this “my souls birthday” (Feeny “From darkness and silence: The remarkable journey of Helen Keller). She went to a special school for the deaf as she was growing up (Feeny “From darkness and silence: The rema... ... middle of paper ... ... blind and deaf at the same time she still helped people. People around the world found her to be a very strong lady. She did so much in her life. She helped people and joined organizations for others. She also started organizations as well. Keller wanted everyone to be treated equally, no matter what they looked like or the disabilities they may have. She’s still known today to be a very strong and uplifting person. Keller helped many and also encouraged people to be whoever they are inspired to be. She knew it was going to be a very difficult journey but she did it. She lived a long, healthy life helping others. She was a role model to lots of people; not just the deaf and blind. Helen Keller never gave up and to me; she’s a very strong person. I don’t know anyone who is stronger than Keller. She couldn’t see nor hear, but she lived her life like everyone else.

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