I always had an interest in Helen Keller When I was young my parents nicknamed me Helen Keller, because I would go around to everyone s plates and demand food I wouldn t eat off my plate, but I would gobble off others without remorse I would still have this habit of munching off people s delectable morsels if I wasn t humiliated in High School It was just second nature to me that I didn t even notice that I would grab a chip here and there Helen Keller was introduced to me when I was very y An American Classic Rediscovered By Each Generation, The Story Of My Life Is Helen Keller S Account Of Her Triumph Over Deafness And Blindness Popularized By The Stage Play And Movie The Miracle Worker, Keller S Story Has Become A Symbol Of Hope For People All Over The World This Book Published When Keller Was Only Twenty Two Portrays The Wild Child Who Is Locked In The Dark And Silent Prison Of Her Own Body With An Extraordinary Immediacy, Keller Reveals Her Frustrations And Rage, And Takes The Reader On The Unforgettable Journey Of Her Education And Breakthroughs Into The World Of Communication From The Moment Keller Recognizes The Word Water When Her Teacher Finger Spells The Letters, We Share Her Triumph As That Living Word Awakened My Soul, Gave It Light, Hope, Joy, Set It Free An Unparalleled Chronicle Of Courage, The Story Of My Life Remains Startlingly Fresh And Vital Than A Century After Its First Publication, A Timeless Testament To An Indomitable Will A remarkable story of a remarkable woman who defeats all the odds stacked against her Helen at the age of 19 months old contracts an illness that renders her both deaf and blind This story mainly focuses on Helen s earlier life and describes how she learns to read, write and communicate with the aide of her teacher Miss Sullivan after her family decide to take her to the Perkins Institute for the blind in Boston in 1886, Anne Sullivan beco What I was looking for in this book is not what I got, but I am still glad I read it.This is an autobiography written by Helen Keller 1880 1968 It was published when she was still only twenty two, when she began her education at Radcliffe Thus, it does not cover her whole life and is in a sense biased in that she is telling us what SHE wants said To get a full idea of her life, even just the first twent This is an interesting book in that it exactly fails to answer the question that you wish it would answer what is it like to be both blind and deaf Of course her education was marvelous and it is amazing that a young woman with those disabilities was able to overcome them and become a productive member of society However, I found that the book focused muchon how I became normal instead of on how my life is different I found the prose to be a bit flowery perhaps a product of the er This is an interesting book in that it exactly fails to answer the question that you wish it would answer what is it like to be both blind and deaf Of course her education was marvelous and it is amazing that a young woman with those disabil Read ReadCurrent Reading 22 Helen Adams Keller was born June 27, 1880 and died June 1, 1968 This informative and interesting memoir depicts her life as a healthy child, her critical illness at 18 months that resulted in the loss of her hearing and sight, and the long, hard road ahead that eventually lead to her unbelievable accomplishments and graduation from college in 1904.Helen was a remarkable child who learned patience and overcame extreme adversity due to the loving and unre Thus it is that my friends have made the story of my life In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges, and enabled me to walk serene and happy in the shadow cast by my deprivation This captivating memoir written by Helen Keller at the age of twenty two was such a refreshing read It really did manage to put a smile on my face and restore my spirit at a time when it seems so much negativity envelops us There is no doubt that Helen was a remarkable woman and heThus it is that my friends have made the story of my life In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges, and enabled me to walk serene and happy in the shadow cast by I have always held Helen Keller in high regard How can you not, really She is a remarkable woman I did a report on her in grade school, and though I forgot many facts of her life over the years, what I learned of her perseverance and strength of spirit left a lasting impression on me.Helen Keller s spirit certainly shines in this short but beautifully written memoir, which Helen wrote when she was just 22 and, worth noting, attending Radcliffe College.I think most know that Helen lost her s I have always held Helen Keller in high regard How can you not, really She is a remarkable woman I did a report on her in grade school, and though I forgot many facts of her life over the years, what I learned of her perseverance and strength of spirit left a lasting impression on me.Helen Keller s spirit certainly shines in this short but beautifully written memoir, which Helen wrote when she was just 22 and, worth noting, attending Radcliffe College.I think most know that Helen lost her sight and hearing at a very young age she was not yet 2 after suffering a mysterious illness her doctors did not think she would survive It was not until several years later almost 7 th