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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x205 Debra Jarvis: Yes, I survived cancer. But that doesn't define me
TV-PG

  • 2014-10-30T05:00:00+01:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Debra Jarvis had worked as a hospital chaplain for nearly 30 years when she was diagnosed with cancer. And she learned quite a bit as a patient. In a witty, daring talk, she explains how the identity of “cancer survivor” can feel static. She asks us all to claim our hardest experiences, while giving ourselves room to grow and evolve.

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