Helen Keller is one of our heroes. With the help of her loyal teacher, Anne Sullivan, a blind and deaf young girl would blossom and become not just the first blind/deaf person to earn a Bachelors Degree, but also a political leader and activist. She lived an amazing life of travel and teaching that was imbued with optimism and kindness. The following photos highlight her beautiful life.
An eight year old Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan in 1888 while vacationing on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Hit "Next Page" to see the rest...
Helen and her dog. She came to know the world largely through touch in her early years, and she would continue to "feel" the world throughout her life.
Helen would place her hand on the side of a person's face to recognize them and attempt to understand their words.