Keller met and inspired President Calvin Coolidge and as well as First Lady Grace Coolidge. Before she was even a teenager, Helen had already met eminences such as Mark Twain. According to the Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 2, Mark Twain described Helen as “quick and bright.” According to Harvard Magazine, “...Alexander Graham Bell, Mark Twain, and Andrew Carnegie regarded Keller and Sullivan as two of the most remarkable women of their time.” Helen has indeed inspired these famous phenomenas, but also accomplished many extraordinary things throughout her
She can motivate anyone and everyone to never give up and to keep going. This woman wrote 14 books and manage to graduate from college (Feeney). This may inspire kids with disabilities to keep moving forward in life and create something great for their selves. Let alone not just her knowledge she had felt the need to help others like herself who are locked up in asylums. Since people had stop teaching the disabled back in 1985 (Berube).
During this time Helen mastered several methods of communication, touch-lip reading, Braille, speech, typing and finger-spelling. Helen wrote a book called The Story of My Life. It covered her transformation from childhood to a 21-years old college student. After college, Helen build up the determination to learn more about the world and how she could help improve the lives of others. She became a well-known celebrity lecturer by sharing her experiences with audiences, and working on behalf of others living with disabilities.
In the 1880 's, Laura Addams struggled to find her place in the world. She battled with health problems at an early age, graduated from the Rockford Female Semiary in Illinois in 1881, and then traveled and briefly attended medical school. Soon however, Laura Addams began one trip with her friend Ellen Gates Starr, and the
Part of it may have been a mother’s intuition, part of it may have been due to paranoia over losing her other two children or spending time with Linda’s deaf daughter, Joy. She had noticed similarities in Joy and Alandra and differences between other children and Alandra. It must have been very frustrating to repeatedly hear everyone ignore her worries and concerns, especially Dr. Buzan, who had advised her to wait until Alandra was a year old before even talking to a specialist.
Cole attended the prestigious Institute for Colored Youth, a rigorous school with the curriculum of Latin, mathematics, and Greek, where she excelled. She graduated in 1863 and even received a ten-dollar sum for her academic excellence and punctuality. Later, Cole attended Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, the world’s first female medical school, and graduated in 1867 which made her
Clarissa Harlowe Barton was an important woman figure in the time of the Civil War. She was every soldiers’ angel in their time of suffering. She was even given the nickname “Angel of the Battlefield”, but let’s start off with getting to know Clara a little bit more before I tell you about how great she was. Clara was born on December 25, 1821, in Oxford, Massachusetts. Not only was Clara born on a great holiday, but she also founded the American Red Cross.
Anne specifically wrote in her diary about how she wanted to become a writer, she believed that, with some work, she could accomplish this goal. Shortly after Anne’s death, Otto Frank, her father, had her famous diary published. “The Diary of a Young Girl” by Anne Frank went on to sell millions of copies in 67 different languages. Anne Frank left behind a beautiful legacy, that is still being read
Helen Keller was born in Tusculum, Alabama on June 27, 1880. When she was only 19 months old, she experienced severe childhood illness. Which, it had left her blind and deaf. The only way she was able to communicate with her family was with rudimentary signs, she was also considered very badly behaved - eating off of other people 's plates with using her fingers. In 1886, she had went to a eye, nose, and ear doctor in Baltimore.
Anna was praised by her parents for her remarkable intellect; her mother claimed that at the age of twenty months Anna could already read quite well. By the age of six, Anna had mastered all the language that she had been taught. When she was old enough, her parents allowed her to pursue a classical education at Warrington Academy, where her father was a tutor. In addition to learning Greek and Latin, Anna also developed a great love for poetry and spent much time writing. She had many of her poems and prose printed at the Warrington Press, alongside the writings of John Howard, Thomas Roscoe, and Dr. Jerriez.