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

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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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How I Learned to Read – and Trade Stocks – in Prison: Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll’s Talk: How I Learned to Read – and Trade Stocks – in Prison at TED conference. TRANSCRIPT:  I was 14 years old inside of a bowling alley, burglarizing an arcade game, and upon exiting the building a security guard grabbed my arm, so I ran. […]

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Nick Gray: How I Learned to Stop Hating and Love Museums at TEDxFoggyBottom (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Museum Hack founder Nick Gray’s TEDx Talk: How I Learned to Stop Hating and Love Museums at TEDxFoggyBottom conference. This event occurred on April 3, 2015.  Nick Gray – Founder, Museum Hack I hate museums. I think they are boring. The paintings have nothing to do with me. My […]

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What I Learned as a Prisoner in North Korea by Euna Lee (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Euna Lee’s TED Talk: What I Learned as a Prisoner in North Korea.  Listen to the MP3 Audio: What I learned as a prisoner in North Korea by Euna Lee TRANSCRIPT: I recently read about what the young generation of workers want in Harvard Business Review. One thing that stuck out […]

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I Was Abused as a Child Bride and This is What I Learned by Samra Zafar (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Samra Zafar’s TEDx Talk: I Was Abused as a Child Bride and This is What I Learned at TEDxMississauga conference.  Samra Zafar: I’d like to invite all of you to take part in a little exercise with me. Don’t worry, you don’t have to get up. Please close your eyes for a […]