Here are 10 quotes from Helen Keller to mark her 134th birthday.
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A Christian Science perspective.
Helen Keller stands as an example of an individual's ability to overcome extraordinary odds. Here, to mark her birthday on June 27, are 12 of her memorable quotes.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Tim Weiner explores the fascinating but disquieting history of the FBI.
Obama's children's book "Of Thee I Sing" celebrates a diverse America.