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Helen Keller (I) (1880–1968)

Helen Keller contracted a virulent childhood disease which resulted in complete loss of sight and hearing at nineteen months. Her parents futilely sought help for her, as did family friend Alexander Graham Bell. Finally, when Keller was seven, Annie Sullivan, a young teacher, was hired by the family. Through a system involving a constant physical ... See full bio »

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(age 87) in Easton, Connecticut, USA

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 1998 Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series) (book "The Story of My Life" - 1 episode)
- Patience (1998) ... (book "The Story of My Life")
 1962 The Miracle Worker (book "The Story of My Life" - uncredited)
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 2005 Black (dedicatee)
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 1963 Biography (TV Series documentary)
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- Helen Keller (1963) ... Herself
 1954 The Unconquered (Documentary)
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 1919 Deliverance
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 1999 The 20th Century: A Moving Visual History (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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 1996 Biography (TV Series documentary)
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5 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 5 Portrayals | 3 Articles | See more »

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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged. See more »

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Befriended 10 U.S. presidents See more »

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