Anand Giridharadas:
A tale of two Americas. And the mini-mart where they collided

TED2015 · 19:23 · Filmed Mar 2015
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Ten days after 9/11, a shocking attack at a Texas mini-mart shattered the lives of two men: the victim and the attacker. In this stunning talk, Anand Giridharadas, author of "The True American," tells the story of what happened next. It's a parable about the two paths an American life can take, and a powerful call for reconciliation.

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Anand Giridharadas writes about people and cultures caught amid the great forces of our time. Full bio
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