Obstacles In Helen Keller's Early Life

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“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also filled with the overcoming of it.”(Helen Keller, BrainyQuote) Helen Keller has overcome many obstacles throughout her life, and she has become an inspiration to everyone who knows her story.
Early Life Helen Keller ,daughter of Arthur and Katherine Keller, was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama on June 27, 1880. She was the third sibling of five with two older stepbrothers and two younger sisters. Helen’s family was not very wealthy at the time. They survived off of earning money for their cotton plantation. Helen’s father had then gotten a job as a newspaper editor so they didn’t have to live off of just the farm. When Helen was born, she could see and hear very well and had no problem at all. She started walking at one years old so she was growing normally till one morning her fever broke and she could not hear or see.
How She Became Deaf and Blind In 1882, Doctors thought that Helen had
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She received many awards though including : Theodore Roosevelt Distinguished Service Medal in 1936, Presidential Medal of Freedom on 1964, and also got elected into the Women’s Hall of Fame in 1965. Helen had also earned many honorary doctoral degrees from Temple and Harvard University and from other universities around the world. She was also named Honorary Fellow of the Educational Institute of Scotland. Just only a few weeks before her eighty-eighth birthday, Helen died on June 1, 1968 in her sleep. Helen Keller was remembered as a powerful, hardworking, and respected young woman. She has had many achievements and success throughout her life and is an inspiration to many people all over the world. Helen has showed us that life will throw obstacles in your way sometimes, but you just have to keep moving forward and pushing past

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