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Helen Keller at 78 years old, 1959 - select for more details
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Helen Keller at 78 years old, 1959

Helen was a very spiritual woman. She believed that everyone from all races and cultures deserved the same rights. After Polly's death in 1961, Helen lived quietly at Arcan Ridge. She died in her sleep in 1968.

If you would like to learn more about Helen Keller's life, try the following books, as well as Helen's own writings.


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Helen visiting disabled, deaf, and blind children in post-war Rome, Italy, 1946

Helen and Polly visiting Japan, 1948

Helen receiving a shield from Zulus, 1952

Helen holding her Oscar, 1955

Helen listening to an opera singer

Helen Keller with John F. Kennedy, 1961

Helen Keller at 78 years old, 1959




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