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The Extraordinary Life of Helen Keller

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The Extraordinary Life of Helen Keller

Short | 04:30

Author, activist, and advocate, Helen Keller accomplished remarkable feats throughout her life, one of which includes being the first deafblind person to earn a college degree.

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There are some Seriously Amazing Objects in the Smithsonian. Learn more about Abe Lincoln's shawl, Muhammad Ali's boxing robe, and the haunting photos of Titanic survivors taken after their rescue. In this episode, we quiz Smithsonian museum-goers for a chance to see, touch, and even ride some of the items invented, used, or inspired by our nation's greatest icons, many of which changed the world. Then follow the fortunate museum-goers hand-picked for an exclusive look at these remarkable treasures.

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