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Camp Courage: A Helen Keller Experience welcomes deaf and blind campers

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (TENNESSEE VALLEY LIVING) - Every year, students from all over travel to Tuscumbia for a special weekend. Camp Courage: A Helen Keller Experience is a weekend-long camp for 4th - 6th graders with hearing and/or visual impairments. Students will get to visit Ivy Green, the birthplace of Helen Keller, learn how to make candles and pottery, go fishing and much more.
TUSCUMBIA, AL
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‘Touch’: New opera will spotlight the adult life of Helen Keller

Opera Birmingham, Alabama’s largest professional opera company, has announced the creation of a new opera about the life of deaf and blind author and activist, Helen Keller. “Touch,” set to premiere in 2024, will focus on Keller’s adult life and the accomplishments she and her teacher and confidante, Anne Sullivan Macy, achieved as humanitarians and activists.
BIRMINGHAM, AL
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Summerville woman receives prestigious Helen Keller award

ELGIN — Kathy Oliver has a limited amount of free time, which is understandable because she has a lot on her plate — including virtually all of Eastern Oregon. Oliver, a member of the Elgin Lions Club, is serving as governor for Lions Clubs International’s District G in Oregon. The district, which has 30 clubs, encompasses almost all of Eastern Oregon.
SUMMERVILLE, OR
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New Opera Brings Spotight to Helen Keller

Opera Birmingham announces the creation of a new opera about the life of Helen Keller, premiering in 2024. The opera, titled Touch, focuses on Helen Keller’s adult life and the profound accomplishments that she and her teacher, Anne Sullivan Macy, achieved as humanitarians and activists. The title, Touch, brings to mind not only the means through which Keller communicated, but also the impact she had on others. The world premiere of Touch is set to take place in Birmingham in January 2024, bringing national attention to the state of Alabama.
BIRMINGHAM, AL
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The Helen Keller hoax possesses the toxicity of a traditional conspiracy theory even if it doesn’t quite fit the definition

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The PBS series “American Masters” recently spotlighted one of the finest citizens Alabama – or the United States – has ever produced: Helen Adams Keller of Tuscumbia. The program’s airing happened at a most appropriate time. Earlier this week, some of our students brought to our attention a TikTok video...
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