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Overcoming

In this hour, TED speakers share stories of overcoming a weakness and turning it into a strength.

"People just don't see things, this is where you need visual thinkers like me ... we need the different kinds of minds." — Temple Grandin James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Can Autism Be An Asset?
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Nora Sun Dubphonic

"I can't let my life be this. Because if I give up now, that's what my life will be. I'll never walk out the front door." — Shane Koyczan James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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What's It Like To Be Young And Bullied?
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Le Brasier de Tristesse Sylvain Chauveau

"It doesn't matter, your background. What matters is what you take from the opportunity you're given, where you go with that." — Kakenya Ntaiya Ray Ortega/TED hide caption

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Can One Girl Challenge The Traditions Of Her Village?
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