A to Z Challenge- People, Qualities or Things that inspired me – K

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For Letter K, my choice is Hellen Keller

Helen Keller

A Brief Biographical Timeline

1880:On June 27, Helen Keller is born in Tuscumbia, Alabama.

1882: Following a bout of illness, Helen loses her sight and hearing.

1887:Helen’s parents hire Anne Sullivan, a graduate of the Perkins School for the Blind, to be Helen’s tutor. Anne begins by teaching Helen that objects have names and that she can use her fingers to spell them. Over time, Helen learns to communicate via sign language, to read and write in Braille, to touch-lip read, and to speak.

1900:After attending schools in Boston and New York, Helen matriculates at Radcliffe College.

1903:Helen’s first book, an autobiography calledThe Story of My Life, is published.

1904:Helen graduatescum laudefrom Radcliffe, becoming the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.

1915:Helen, already a vocal advocate for…

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