Xander Troche January 22, 2015 Helen Keller despite being both deaf and blind. Birth date June 27,1880 Place of birth Tusccumbia,Alabama Death date June 1, 1968 Place of death Arcan Ridge,Easton, Connecticut Occupation Activist Known as Accomplishing much despite being both deaf and blind. Spurred to show courage because She had lost both her sight and hearing. Showed courage by Trying to read was hard for helen. But a woman named Annie Sullivan helped her learn how. Soon Helen could read full paged books with braille. Showed courage by As Helen grew older she wanted to get back into the community. By joining the American Foundation for the Blind. During world war 2.