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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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Whirlpool Writer
(2017)
Deliverance Herself
(1919)
The Unconquered Herself
(1954)

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 2017/I Whirlpool (Short) (various writings)
 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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 2017/I Whirlpool (Short) (in memory of)
 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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 2019 Icons (TV Series documentary)
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- Activists (2019) ... Herself
 2013 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
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- Henry Ford (2013) ... Herself
 2013 Muscle Shoals (Documentary)
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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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6 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 7 Portrayals | 12 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

They took away what should have been my eyes (but I remembered Milton's Paradise). They took away what should have been my ears, (Beethoven came and wiped away my tears) They took away what should have been my tongue, (but I had talked with god when I was young) He would not let them take away my soul, possessing that I still possess the whole. See more »

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She helped promote the use of Braille among blind people. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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