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Andrew Solomon:
How the worst moments in our lives make us who we are

TED2014 · 20:27 · Filmed Mar 2014
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Andrew Solomon: How the worst moments in our lives make us who we are
20:27 · Filmed March 2014 at TED2014 · Subtitles available in 24 languages

Writer Andrew Solomon has spent his career telling stories of the hardships of others. Now he turns inward, bringing us into a childhood of adversity, while also spinning tales of the courageous people he's met in the years since. In a moving, heartfelt and at times downright funny talk, Solomon gives a powerful call to action to forge meaning from our biggest struggles.

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Andrew Solomon is a writer on politics, culture and psychology. Full bio
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