TED: If I Should Have a Daughter

“She’s going to learn that this life will hit you, hard, in the face, wait for you to get back up just so it can kick you in the stomach. But getting the wind knocked out of you is the only way to remind your lungs how much they like the taste of air”

Sarah Kay is an incredible spoken word poet. She tells the story of her metamorphosis – from a wide-eyed teenager to a teacher connecting kids with the power of self-expression through Project V.O.I.C.E. – and gives two breathtaking performances that inspired two standing ovations at TED2011.

Watch her here and find out why her TED talk has been viewed over 2 million times.


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