NYC exhibit tells the fuller story of Helen Keller

A collection of Helen Keller's artifacts, writings, photographs, and personal items, including Keller's U.S. passport from the 1950s, are displayed as part of the ?Helen Keller: A Daring Adventure? exhibit at the American Foundation for the Blind Friday, April 9, 2010 in New York. The exhibit is scheduled to open Friday, May 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) (AP)

April 13, 2010 9:56:43 AM PDT
"Cat, cat, cold, cold, doll, doll" were Helen Keller's first handwritten words, and they represent an important moment in the remarkable life of a woman who helped bring about meaningful change for the disabled by writing incessantly to state Legislatures, Congress and presidents.