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What I Learned When I Conquered the World’s Toughest Triathlon: Minda Dentler (Transcript)

Minda Dentler – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT It was October 13, 2012, a day that I will never forget. I was on my bike, pushing up what seemed like a never-ending barren hill. And it wasn’t just any hill: it was a 15-mile climb up to a town called Hawi on the Big Island of Hawaii. …

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What I Learned Photographing the Vietnam War: Dick Durrance at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Following is the full transcript of photographer Dick Durrance’s TEDx Talk: What I Learned Photographing the Vietnam War at TEDxMileHigh conference. Dick Durrance – Photographer  Like 1,800,000 men, I got drafted. And when that draft notice came, I felt like I was going to be snatched away from my dream of being a photojournalist. Now, we …

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What I’ve Learned About Parenting as a Stay-At-Home Dad: Glen Henry (Transcript)

Glen Henry – Beleaf in Fatherhood All right. I want to tell you how I got my superpowers through fatherhood. I was working a job I hated, OK? And I don’t know if anyone here ever worked a job they hated. Has anyone here ever worked a job they hated? OK, good, because I’m not alone …

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What I Learned as a Kid in Jail: Ismael Nazario at TEDxNewYork (Transcript)

Ismael Nazario – Prison Reform Advocate We need to change the culture in our jails and prisons, especially for young inmates. New York state is one of only two in the U.S. that automatically arrests and tries 16- to 17-year-olds as adults. This culture of violence takes these young people and puts them in a …

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I Survived a Terrorist Attack. Here’s What I Learned: Gill Hicks (Full Transcript)

Gill Hicks – TRANSCRIPT I could never have imagined that a 19-year-old suicide bomber would actually teach me a valuable lesson. But he did. He taught me to never presume anything about anyone you don’t know. On a Thursday morning in July 2005, the bomber and I, unknowingly, boarded the same train carriage at the …

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