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What if there was just a single story? TED talk from Chimamanda Adichie

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Thank you for sharing this video, Martina:

Definitely worth watching.


Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

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