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This flash is a touching flash will give you an idea of what her life was like from from the eyes of Helen Keller. See how hard it was for her to live her life day by day.

Keller went on to become a world-famous speaker and author. She is remembered as an advocate for people with disabilities amid numerous other causes. She was a suffragette, a pacifist, an opponent of Woodrow Wilson, a radical Socialist, and a birth control supporter. In 1915, Helen Keller and George Kessler founded the Helen Keller International (HKI) organization. This organization is devoted to research in vision, health and nutrition. In 1920, she helped to found the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Keller and Sullivan traveled to over 39 countries, making several trips to Japan and becoming a favorite of the Japanese people. Keller met every US President from Grover Cleveland to Lyndon B. Johnson and was friends with many famous figures, including Alexander Graham Bell, Charlie Chaplin, and Mark Twain.

Helen Keller sitting holding a magnolia flower, circa 1920

Keller was a member of the Socialist Party and actively campaigned and wrote in support of the working classes from 1909 to 1921. She supported Socialist Party candidate Eugene V. Debs in each of his campaigns for the presidency.

Keller and her friend Mark Twain were both considered radicals at the beginning of the 20th century, and as a consequence, their political views have been forgotten or glossed over in popular perception.[11] Newspaper columnists who had praised her courage and intelligence before she expressed her socialist views now called attention to her disabilities. The editor of the Brooklyn Eagle wrote that her "mistakes sprung out of the manifest limitations of her development." Keller responded to that editor, referring to having met him before he knew of her political views:" At that time the compliments he paid me were so generous that I blush to remember them. But now that I have come out for socialism he reminds me and the public that I am blind and deaf and especially liable to error. I must have shrunk in intelligence during the years since I met him...Oh, ridiculous Brooklyn Eagle! Socially blind and deaf, it defends an intolerable system, a system that is the cause of much of the physical blindness and deafness which we are trying to prevent.[12] "

Keller joined the Industrial Workers of the World (known as the IWW or the Wobblies) in 1912,[11] saying that parliamentary socialism was "sinking in the political bog." She wrote for the IWW between 1916 and 1918. In Why I Became an IWW,[13] Keller explained that her motivation for activism came in part from her concern about blindness and other disabilities:" I was appointed on a commission to investigate the conditions of the blind. For the first time I, who had thought blindness a misfortune beyond human control, found that too much of it was traceable to wrong industrial conditions, often caused by the selfishness and greed of employers. And the social evil contributed its share. I found that poverty drove women to a life of shame that ended in blindness.
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traintrack6traintrack6

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars January 2, 2010

heh

I'm not sure whether to call this lazy or brilliant... probably a little of both. Nice joke.



FlipBoi64FlipBoi64

Rated 4 / 5 stars December 24, 2009

Glaiel-Gamer already did this kind of thing

Just lettin' you know.


10JD responds:

i knew that before i submited this, but if you like the movie? Youll Love the game.


wclanceywclancey

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars December 22, 2009

fail

Video doesn't work.


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black47black47

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars December 21, 2009

dont work, bro

i rated it a 7 because helen keller is badass. however the video is unavailable. just lettin u know


10JD responds:

:O OH NOSE!


Spunky6666Spunky6666

Rated 5 / 5 stars December 20, 2009

Hehehehe...

I just got the joke, and it's pretty funny. See, the joke is that you don't see or hear anything, much like Hellen Keller. Thus, a blank screen is all you get. This is creative.


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