Thursday, June 27, 2013

Fact of the Day: Helen Keller Holiday

June 27 is officially Helen Keller day which was honored on her 100th birthday in 1980 by President Jimmy Carter. Keller was deaf and blind, but still accomplished many things in her life such as Bachelor of Arts degree and was even a respected author. 

14 comments:

Pilar Domínguez said...

I am totally convinced that people with less opportunities are very corageous to accomplish what they want . Kisses :)

Bob Bushell said...

A great person.

MEcoy said...

well i wonder how does it feels to get a date especially for you haha

Anonymous said...

She is a great inspiration for us all who might think things are not going well for us, she never gave up and achieved much in her life despite being "impaired".

Holy Ghost Writer said...

She sure can still inspire

Dana said...

She's an inspiration.

Emmylou said...

Happy Helen Keller Day:) What a great woman.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

An amazing and inspirational woman!

DEZMOND said...

I can't even imagine being both deaf and blind!

Gerrytales said...

I remember reading about her, she is so amazing! Thank you for following my blog. Man oh man, I haven't been active in a long time.
- Ger

A Beer for the Shower said...

I know about International Talk Like a Pirate Day, but not Helen Keller Day. What is wrong with this world?

Anonymous said...

I did every biography report on Helen Keller from 4th-7th grade lol.

Mabel

Gloria Baker said...

I really admired Helen Keller she was amazing!

Theresa Mahoney said...

She was seriously an amazing woman!