Deafblind Activist Played by: Patty Duke in The Miracle Worker (1962)
Helen Keller was the first deafblind person ever to earn a Bachelor degree. Her intelligence and sheer determination made her a celebrity during her time. She met every president from Grover Cleveland to Lyndon B. Johnson, and counted Mark Twain, Alexander Graham Bell, and Charlie Chaplin as close friends.
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