World History Autobiography Report Essay

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World History Autobiography Report
Helen Keller
By: Madalyn Butts

Helen Adams Keller was born on June 27, 1880

in Tuscumbia, Alabama. In 1882, she fell ill and was

struck blind, deaf and mute. Beginning in 1887,

Keller's teacher, Anne Sullivan, helped her make

tremendous progress with her ability to

communicate. Anne comes to their household and is

told she has 6 months to live and help Helen as much

as she can. Once Anne begins to work with Helen

she sees that Helen will never be able to learn in the

household she’s living in. Anne takes her to their

green house home and has 2 weeks to keep Helen

away from her family and teach her everything she

Needs to know about sign language. Helen goes

back and worth with wanting to learn and not

wanting to. she gets to know Mrs. Sullivan as being

the only one around so she does what she is told in

till she returns home and goes back to her old ways.

Helen Keller’s most important contribution to the world

then, was that in 1918 made a movie in Hollywood,

Deliverance, to dramatize the plight of the blind and during

the next two years supported herself and Sullivan on the

vaudeville stage. In todays time Helen Keller has set an

example for everyone knowing with such little you can

have so much Helen came from having nothing and then

having everything being able to know the world and things

around u have meaning is a gift. Helen went threw her

younger years not being able to talk