The National Women's Hall of Fame presents a biographical sketch of the American author and lecturer Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968). An illness left Helen deaf, blind, and mute when she was nineteen months old. Helen earned a bachelor's degree at Radcliffe and became a prominent advocate for the needs and rights of the handicapped. She wrote poetry and published an autobiography entitled "The Story of My Life." Keller lobbied for measures to aid the blind, including reading services and Social Security acceptance. A portrait of Keller is provided.
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