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The TED Prize is awarded annually to a leader with a creative, bold wish to spark global change. By investing $1 million in a powerful idea every year, the TED Prize accelerates progress toward solving some of the world's most pressing problems.

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Homework doesn't have to be boring! @StoryCorps' #TheGreatListen wants kids to talk to with their elders this fall.https://t.co/mx56bzXMnY
TED Prize 28 Sep
"Art is not supposed to change the world... but to change perceptions." —@JRart https://t.co/2vEMWdchxJ
TED Prize 28 Sep
"My son has shown me my place in the human journey — I am his past, and he is my future." – @indyfromspace https://t.co/N5FD3rrUUS
TED Prize 28 Sep
Little Brother's Big Secret: @BBCfileon4 looks at anonymous companies & London's Junior Stock Market today, 3pm EST: https://t.co/5GxB6xWawk
TED Prize 27 Sep
Know a teacher? Invite them to join #TheGreatListen, @StoryCorps' national recording project on Thanksgiving: https://t.co/mx56bzXMnY
TED Prize 27 Sep