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Tania Luna:
How a penny made me feel like a millionaire

TED@New York · 5:31 · Filmed Jul 2012
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Tania Luna: How a penny made me feel like a millionaire
5:31 · Filmed July 2012 at TED@New York · Subtitles available in 41 languages

As a young child, Tania Luna left her home in post-Chernobyl Ukraine to take asylum in the US. And one day, on the floor of the New York homeless shelter where she and her family lived, she found a penny. She has never again felt so rich. A meditation on the bittersweet joys of childhood — and how to hold them in mind.

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Tania Luna co-founded Surprise Industries, a company devoted to designing surprise experiences. Full bio
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