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Maysoon Zayid:
I got 99 problems... palsy is just one

TEDWomen 2013 · 14:13 · Filmed Dec 2013
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Maysoon Zayid: I got 99 problems... palsy is just one
14:13 · Filmed December 2013 at TEDWomen 2013 · Subtitles available in 39 languages

"I have cerebral palsy. I shake all the time," Maysoon Zayid announces at the beginning of this exhilarating, hilarious talk. (Really, it's hilarious.) "I'm like Shakira meets Muhammad Ali." With grace and wit, the Arab-American comedian takes us on a whistle-stop tour of her adventures as an actress, stand-up comic, philanthropist and advocate for the disabled.

Comedian and writer
Writer, actor, comedian, Maysoon Zayid is the co-founder of the New York Arab-American Comedy Festival. Full bio
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