The Story of My Life

Helen Keller's triumph over blindness and deafness has become one of the most inspiring stories of our time. Popularized through plays and movies, it is an unparalleled chronicle...

My Life

When she was 19 months old, Helen Keller (1880–1968) suffered a severe illness that left her blind and deaf. Not long after, she also became mute. Keller mounted a tenacious...

A Rare Recording of Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan, and Polly Thompson

Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Though born with the ability to see and hear, at 19 months-old she contracted an acute illness that left her both...