Through her great teacher Anne Sullivan, she was able to ‘see and hear’ in her silent, black world and become an American hero who became a great role model for many. Helen is absolutely the greatest role model the world has seen. The first reason that Helen Keller is the most inspiring role model of all time, is that she never gave up despite being blind and deaf, she stayed persistent and patient, this is a quality everyone needs. Helen was only 19 months when she caught a disease which was thought to be either scarlet fever or meningitis which caused her to become deaf and blind. This caused lots of trouble because she lost all capabilities of communication and became upset and tempered.
She did it several times to see if she would blink but she never did. Helen’s mother realized that her daughter had become blind. Helens mom and dad noticed that she needed a little special help, so they decided it would be best to contact the Perkins Institute for the blind in Boston. The director told them about Anne Sullivan. She had also been blind, but the doctor saved her eyesight in surgery.
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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).
Wilma Rudolph showed the world that she could not only could overcome polio, or infantile paralysis, which is a crippling disease. That caused Wilma Rudolph to be incapable of walking or running but be able to become one of the fastest women in history.According to Great Women, (online) because of racial segregation, she and her mother were not permitted to be cared for at the local hospital. She survived her illness of scarlet fever and pneumonia, however, lost the use of her left leg as a child. Rudolph's devoted family made sure she saw a physical therapist and received medical attention.Through determination and her family’s loving help she overcame her disability by the age of eleven. Five years later Rudolph competed in the Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia.
Because of her persistence and strength, she is considered a creative and unique spirit by many people of the world, especially those who can relate to her physical impairments. Helen Keller was born a healthy child. When Helen was 19 months old, she became ill with what was known as acute congestion of the brain and stomach; this is now known as scarlet fever. As a result, she was left blind, deaf, and mute. For many of her earlier years Helen lived in darkness with very few ways to communicate with others around her.
Helen Keller, a political activist, an author. How is a single woman able accomplish many things, especially when that woman is deaf and blind? According to Helen Keller the key to becoming successful in her chosen field was by staying optimistic no matter what obstacle was thrown her way, and in Helen Keller’s case, she truly fit the description of an optimist. Helen Adams Keller was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama to delightful parents Kate and Arthur Kelley. But in February of 1882 when Helen was about two years old disaster struck the Keller household.
Even though Helen Keller died at the age of 87, blind and deaf, she had been an educator. Helen loved and cared for education, and wanted other blind and/ or deaf people to have a chance at one too. Knowing what it was like to be blind and deaf she wanted to help others who were blind and deaf. Most people believe that Helen Keller was born blind and deaf, but she wasn’t. It altered Helen’s life at only 19 months!
Helen Keller is well known and admired all around the world. Losing her sight and hearing from a harsh illness, nobody predicted the powerful impact she had on mankind. Keller is mostly known for her miracle in 1887 when her tutor, Anne Sullivan, pumped water onto Keller’s seven-year-old hands. That moment was the beginning of overcoming her disabilities and inspiring the world in a different way. However, this triumphant moment seems to be the only event that is important in Keller’s life, or else that is how general history perceives it.
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.” Helen keller had it a little rough in her early years. She became blind and deaf only at the age of 19 months. Even though she had this disability she found a way to communicate and live her life to the fullest. Helen Keller was born June 27, 1880 (Advocate for the Deaf and Blind…). Her parents are Katherine Adams Keller and Arthur H. Keller (Advocate for the Deaf and Blind…).