Helen Keller: The Most Important Day Of My Life

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Helen Adams Keller was an American author, political activist and a lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. The story of how Keller’s teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing to blossom into the exemplary system of bravery, has been widely shown and known through the dramatizations of the play and film, The miracle worker. She was born in west Tuscumbia, Alabama on June 27, 1880 which is now commemorated as Helen Keller day in the state of Pennsylvania.

Apart from being a very prolific writer, Keller was also a person a strong sense of conviction. A member of the socialist party of America and the industrial workers if the world, she rallied and campaigned for causes such as women’s suffrage, labor right, socialism, anti-militarism, and other similar causes. She was inducted into the
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Keller recounts her early experiences of being awakened to a world of words and concepts through the brilliant teaching methods of her teacher, Anne Sullivan. Sullivan taught Keller new vocabulary by spelling words into the young girl 's hand. At first, she does not understand the meaning of each word, but eventually learn to connect a word with the physical object it represents. Sullivan often left Keller to spend much time in nature as a way to develop her senses. In time, Keller not only discovers the physical world, but also a world of intangible concepts, ideas, images and emotions. Furthermore, she contributes much of her learning to Anne Sullivan, which she wrote, "I fell that her being is inseparable from my own, and that the footsteps of my life are in hers. All the best of me belongs to
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