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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x196 Kitra Cahana: My father, locked in his body but soaring free
TV-PG

  • 2014-10-17T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

In 2011 Ronnie Cahana suffered a severe stroke that left him with locked-in syndrome: completely paralyzed except for his eyes. While this might shatter a normal person’s mental state, Cahana found peace in “dimming down the external chatter,” and “fell in love with life and body anew.” In a somber, emotional talk, his daughter Kitra shares how she documented her father's spiritual experience, as he helped guide others even in a state of seeming helplessness.

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