Thursday, September 27, 2012

USA 1980, Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan 15 c

USA stamp 1980
Helen Keller
Anne Sullivan
15 cents
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Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. The story of how Keller's teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing the girl to blossom as she learned to communicate, has become widely known through the dramatic depictions of the play and film The Miracle Worker.

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