Helen Keller Story
Amos Ives Root was the iconic Renaissance man. Entrepreneur, inventor, scientist and humanitarian, A.I. Root had a direct influence in the lives of many famous Americans. After learning about the advances in educating blind and deaf children and contributing to help that effort, he received a four-page letter from Helen Keller thanking him for his kindness and support. For the rest of their lives, they remained close, personal friends.