By overcoming difficult conditions with a great deal of persistence, Helen Keller grew into a respected and world-renowned activist.
- Helen Keller learned many different methods of communication that included lip reading; finger spelling, Braille, typewriter and even learning how to speak.
- Helen Keller was friends with Alexander Graham Bell and Mark Twain.
- Two films about Helen Keller won Academy Awards. One was a documentary called The Unconquered and the other was The Miracle Worker.