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The transmogrification of trauma into art
Allison Russell is an award-winning singer, songwriter, artist, and multi-instrumentalist. She is also a survivor of 10 years of severe childhood sexual, physical, and psychological abuse at the hands of the white supremacists who raised her. In this stunning TEDx talk and musical performance, Allison leads the way to a powerful, life-giving revelation: We are not defined by what we've lost.