Sherwin Nuland

The extraordinary power of ordinary people

12:36 •
Filmed Jan 2003 at TED2003
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Sherwin Nuland, a surgeon and a writer, meditates on the idea of hope — the desire to become our better selves and make a better world. It's a thoughtful 12 minutes that will help you focus on the road ahead.

Sherwin Nuland
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A practicing surgeon for three decades, Sherwin Nuland witnessed life and death in every variety. Then he turned to writing, exploring what there is to people beyond just anatomy.  Full bio.

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