Influential Women #08: Helen Keller

It’s that time of the week again! Influential woman on request: Helen Keller. Even though she was born a healthy child, when she was only two years old Helen was struck by a horrific illness that left her both blind and deaf. This left Helen in a seriously disadvantaged position: besides the simple fact that she was a woman, she also could not hear nor see, and thus needed constant help and guidance. The terrible struggle she went through in her childhood because of this, however, never stopped her from making it in the outside world.

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