‘After all, seeing, like poetry, is the soul’s prerogative’ – Helen Keller
Helen Adams Keller, the writer, political activist and lecturer, was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama, on 27 June 1880.
We’ve been reading stories about Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan in the Archive, and almost every story moves us with the amazing manner in which Helen Keller lived her life.
So to celebrate what would have been her 133rd birthday, here are two newspaper reports about this awe-inspiring woman.
The Evening Post. – Monday 19 October 1903
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Evening Telegraph – Wednesday 07 July 1937
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