In comparison, Helen Keller is also a fortitudinous person because she never gave up and continued to be strong despite losing both her hearing and vision as a child. For example, “despite her loss of sight and hearing Keller learned to do small tasks such as folding laundry and getting things for her mother. She invented a system of signs to make her wishes known”(UXL Biographies). This fact portrays Keller to be fortitudinous because she participated in helping even though she needs helping herself. Also, despite being blind and deaf, Keller is able to create her own way of communications which indicates that she is not letting herself be limited to what she can access.
Helen Keller, a blind, deaf, and mute woman, once said, “We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.” This quote means that everything is possible if we work hard and never give up. Helen Keller’s idea is reflected in The Miracle Worker by William Gibson and can also be tied into the lives of every human being, including mine. Helen Keller’s idea that anything could be achieved by persisting is shown in The Miracle Worker by William Gibson. This play takes place in the 1880’s on the Keller ranch in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Helen Keller, a spoiled six-year-old child, lost her sight and vision when she was six months old.
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.” This famous quote was said by Helen Keller, who was blind and deaf. Helen Keller inspired many people to not let something set them back from everyone else. I believe that Helen Keller is important to America’s history because she was very inspirational and did not let her deaf and blindness keep her from achieving her dreams. Helen Keller was born on June 27 in 1880 to Arthur and Kate Keller. At just 19 months, Helen became deaf and blind from a disease that isn’t confirmed.
As a profoundly deaf women, my experiences have shown me that the impossible is indeed possible (AZ Quotes). Those words were spoken by someone who broke barriers and changed the face of the pageant industry. Heather Whitestone is Miss America’s first winner with a disability (Miss America). Encountering numerous challenges, Whitestone fought through the pain and found her strength. Heather Whitestone was born on February 24, 1973 in Dothan, a small town in Alabama (Deaf Is… Culture).
Helen Keller is one of the most recognized blind and deaf person to exist. No one really talks about her illness that caused loss of hearing and sight. She was a very smart girl and she learned very quickly at her school. Although her communication was limited, she was a very understanding person. When Helen was only 19 months old, she got very sick.
The Secret Life of Bees Journal Entry 1 “I wanted to tell T. Ray that any girl would love a silver charm bracelet, that in fact last year I was the only girl at Sylvan Junior without one…”-Lily Owens Chapter 1 pg. 21. In the book so far, the main character is the type of person who is lonely trying to find ways to belong in certain environments and find him or herself and at the same time they aren’t afraid to keep trying. I feel that Lily has a good mind set towards her goals because of the promises she makes towards herself to keep trying to achieve the goals that she wants to accomplish. By this, she continues wanting to fulfill her goals, for example, the bracelet she keeps asking for despite how many birthdays have passed concluding
In Marge Piercy’s poem “Barbie doll,” she describes a time when a little girl growing up think she is was perfect. The story begins with a little girl thinking she was a perfect girl; however, once puberty came in to her life. She was bullied by everyone saying that she had a big nose and fat legs. The girl was healthy, smart, but she was always being sorry. She did everything she could to make herself perfect.
Today this community gathers in honor of a dear, young girl taken from her family far too early, under deplorable, heartbreaking circumstances. Everyone knew Connie as a strikingly beautiful, lighthearted, decisive girl. It is rare that a teen can have such capability for strong decision making so early. That is not to say that Connie always made the right decisions, as no teenager ever does, but her willingness to make decisions at all is remarkable. My own surplus of indecision led to several regrettable life moments, and so I hope that Connie had no regrets in her young life, which was cut short far too soon.
Sometimes I get to be in other pageants with my friends. And when my friends win, then I’m really happy for them.” Said 7 year-old Allie Richardson (Michael Inbar,2009). Some moms claim that joining these pageants was actually for their daughters’ own good. “I was trying to give Meaghan some exposure as far as public speaking,” Jones, of Garland, Texas, said. “When she was young, she was really, really shy.
Jessica Cox. The fact that she is able to do rather difficult tasks without her arms and hands is interesting. She speaks out to people all over the word to tell them that nothing can hold them back from doing what they want to do in their life. Jessica Cox inspires others and I. Jessica Cox was born on February 2nd 1983 with a rare birth defect preventing her from having arms. In spite of her disability, she has learned to live her life with her feet, substituting her hands and has made amazing achievements.