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Maysoon Zayid: i got 99 problems palsy is just one

Maysoon Zayid is a Palestinian-American comedian, screen-writer and activist with cerebral palsy who believes anything is possible despite having the odds stacked against her. In her talk at TED Women, she tells her story and explains that her father’s message … Continue reading

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Jeremy Abbott: Big fall. Big recovery.

I just dropped everything to write this entry because I am brimming with inspiration. I was watching the Men’s Olympic Figure Skating short program during my lunch and witnessed unbelievably shameless inspiration. The American skater Jeremy Abbott went down hard … Continue reading

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Marc Elliot: Do you hide or seek?

I moved to Boston in 2008 after graduating from university. During my first year there, I used most of my energy to run away from Boston which meant hopping on a $10 bus to New York most weekends. I met … Continue reading

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