"The Story of My Life" by Helen Keller

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"The Story of My Life" by Helen Keller

Post by rcratty » 10 Jan 2015, 11:54

Has anyone read "The Story of My Life" -it is a wonderful lesson on never giving up in the face of adversity.
Before Helen Keller died on June 1, 1968, she became a public speaker and author. "The Story of My Life" was published in 1902. Helen was a fundraiser for the American Foundation for the Blind as well as an advocate for racial and sexual equality. At age 87, she had become an inspiration to the world and helped to alter perceptions about the disabled.
There are many wonderful biographies on Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller.

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Post by KatSims92 » 23 Jun 2018, 14:20

I may have read that one. I know there was one where it went up to her young adulthood and I wanted more from it because she lived such an inspirational life.

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Post by TaaraLynn » 19 Jul 2018, 09:55

I didn't know this! I would like to read this atsome point. I also did not know about her advocacy, either. Learn something new everyday and always.
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Post by Facennagoss » 26 Aug 2018, 15:10

I would love to read this. I first learnt about Helen Keller at a dance festival of all places and now I do some work with blind children. This story sounds fascinating.

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Post by tdavid11 » 28 Aug 2018, 16:07

Helen Keller was really an inspirational woman who really forbid gender inequality and also makes it glaring disability(s) isn't a death threat to success. She's among those who help put the world straight since her time till now making success a goal for the disabled and also making disabilities look like a mere barrier.

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Post by Janet Marshall » 02 Sep 2018, 07:32

No, I haven't read the book but I have seen a movie on her life and it was very interesting.

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Post by Betykm » 13 Sep 2018, 21:40

Wow...i didnt know about this.I would love to read it

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Post by Chandler_Greg » 22 Sep 2018, 21:25

Just read that Texas has decided to drop Helen Keller from their school curriculum. It's suppose to save them about 40 minutes of instructional time, which will probably be used for more standardized test prep. Thoughts?

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Post by zulqarnainhaider » 23 Sep 2018, 03:50

No but I have read her other books and I also want to read this book too.📚🎓

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Post by Obrient » 23 Sep 2018, 11:08

I want to read this book

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Post by haniya aamir » 25 Sep 2018, 09:49

Helen Keller is an inspiration to me. Have read Her other books. And definitely shall not miss this one too.

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Post by HollandBlue » 25 Sep 2018, 10:30

Chandler_Greg wrote:
22 Sep 2018, 21:25
Just read that Texas has decided to drop Helen Keller from their school curriculum. It's suppose to save them about 40 minutes of instructional time, which will probably be used for more standardized test prep. Thoughts?
I heard that too, and think that is a bad decision. I have her book in my shelves 4/4 rating.
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Post by Seth018 » 28 Sep 2018, 10:23

No, I haven't but I'll love to read it. Helen Keller was such a great woman.

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Post by stalliongirlke » 02 Oct 2018, 09:33

Stories or memoirs of such people always serve as good inspirations for people going through the same kind of experience. It serves as a reassurance that they are not the only ones going through the same

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Post by Magnify3 » 26 Jul 2019, 05:05

I know that I own a copy of this book except I do not remember where I put it. I really liked the way Hellen's teacher helped her learn how to read and write.

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