A love letter to realism in a time of grief | Mark Pollock and Simone George

published 7 months ago by TED Conferences LLC

When faced with life's toughest circumstances, how should we respond: as an optimist, a realist or something else? In an unforgettable talk, explorer Mark Pollock and human rights lawyer Simone George explore the tension between acceptance and hope in times of grief -- and share the groundbreaking work they're undertaking to cure paralysis.

I met mark when he was just blinds. I had returned home to live in Dublin after you'd be able to see that was my twenties. Educating my interest in human rights and equality in university traveling the world like my no my grandmother and during a 2 year stint working in the dreads. Dancing many nights till morning and salsa clubs. When I met mark he asked me to teach him to dance and I did it. They were wonderful times long nights talking becoming friends and eventually falling for each other. Market lost his sight when he was 22 and the man that I met 8 years later was ...

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