Helen Keller was born in Alabama on june 27,1880.When she was just nineteen months old she suffered a serious illness due to which she completely lost her sense of hearing as well as sight.initially she devised gestures to make herself understood and was quite independent.she would do all the daily chores and be the active member of the family.But then over the years she got frustrated and hostile.Her parents relised she needed a special teacher and when she was six years old  a teacher by the name Anne Sullivan was appointed with the help of Alexander Graham Bell.The Character She is considered as one of the heroic figures who had overcome extreme hardship inorder to achieve her life time goals and aims of life.Though she found herself completely drowned is silence and darkness she began to learn to read and write mainly due to her persistence and perseverance.Not to mention the support of her teacher and the parents.She always craved to communicate with the world around and get connected to them.She loved the outdoors and longed to experience it.By the brilliant use of words and concepts  she could not only understand the physical world  but also the world of concepts,ideas and emotions.This ability to communicate made her persue her career as a  leturere and writer.