Statue Of Helen Keller To Be Installed In Capitol

From WUSA9 © The Associated Press — Alabama is updating its historical presence in the U.S. Capitol, swapping out a statue of a rather unknown former congressman for a new bronze likeness of Helen Keller. The Keller statue, being unveiled Wednesday morning, is the first in the National Statuary Hall Collection depicting a person with a disability and the only one of a child. Showing Keller as a 7-year-old girl, it replaces one of Jabez Curry, a former Confederate officer, educator, ambassador and preacher who was once well known for advocating for free public education…. READ ARTICLE

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