Why Is Helen Keller A Hero

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Helen Keller was a wonderful human being. She was deaf and blind. Helen can be described as a hero for multiple reasons. Helen Keller has inspired other famous heroes. She was popularly viewed around the world as being excellent. Helen has also accomplished so many great things throughout her life. Helen Keller was famous by overcoming struggles and accomplishing many things such as learning how to read and write which are reasons why she has inspired various historical figures. Helen Keller was famous at a very young age. She was deaf and blind before the age of two. When she was seven, Helen was known for learning how to read and write, even with these disabilities. Helen was also popularly viewed for having a way of communication which was through using her fingers. She got adequate grades in all subjects. Helen Keller attempted to get into Harvard, but did not get in. Although, she didn’t get into Harvard, Radcliffe accepted Helen. She became an author and wrote books when she…show more content…
She has even inspired major historical figures. For example, Martha Graham, President Calvin Coolidge, First Lady Grace Coolidge, Andrew Carnegie, Alexander Graham Bell, and Mark Twain. All of these famous phenomenas have been inspired or influenced in some way by Helen Keller. Even Martha Graham said that Helen Keller was the most gallant (brave/fearless) girl she knew. 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
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