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The extraordinary power of ordinary people

TED2003 · 12:36 · Filmed Feb 2003
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Surgeon and writer Sherwin Nuland 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.

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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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