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Whether you want to blog sell products or share your new podcast do it with squarespace squarespace bakes it easy to turn your passion project into a website to squarespace dot com for a free trial and when you're ready to launch us the offer code historical to save ten percent off your first purchase of a website or domain this is the life of author activist and lecturer helen keller i'm vanessa richardson and i'm carter roy if you want to listen to any previous episodes of historical figures you can find them on apple podcasts tune in google play soundcloud stitcher and spotify or your favorite podcast directory and if you like the show we'd really appreciate a five star review it seems simple but it helps us keep the show going you can also find us on facebook and instagram at par cast and on twitter at par cast network don't forget to subscribe because a new episode comes out every wednesday probably heard the name helen keller and know that she was blind and deaf and you likely even associate her with overcoming those disabilities maybe you've seen the play the miracle worker or watched one of its adaptations for the big or small screen it's truly a remarkable story but behind the icon was a flesh and blood woman who lived a very human life yes she became an educator and activist and the most famous blind deaf person in the world but she was not just a symbol her life was filled with triumph and tragedy let's start with a little taste of that triumph when helen keller was just seven years old she met with president grover cleveland not much is known about this meeting which makes us wonder if she was merely a curiosity for cleveland to see sightless deaf girl who had just begun her education even less.

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