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Helen Keller continues to be an inspiration to the disabled, even after her death. Her writing commands a premium price among certain circles. This is authentic, and quite inspiring.
- Fact 1: Helen Keller's struggle with deafness and blindness is famously chronicled in the play and film "The Miracle Worker."
- Fact 2: Keller became a prolific writer, publishing 12 books and numerous articles, and an outspoken political activist.
- Fact 3: Keller championed human rights, and in 1920 became one of the founding members of the American Civil Liberties Union.
- Fact 4: Keller is credited with bringing the Akita dog breed to the US through two dogs given to her by the Japanese government in the 1930s.
- Fact 5: A statue of a 7-year-old Keller resides in the US Capitol visitor center, the first statue of a disabled person displayed there.