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tamara-gak-1vZAezBEADw-unsplash.jpgPhoto Credit : Tamara Gak Ted Talk, 2010

Heather Lanier’s daughter Fiona has Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, a genetic condition that results in developmental delays – but that doesn’t make her tragic, angelic or any of the other stereotypes about kids like her. In this talk about the beautiful, complicated, joyful and hard journey of raising a rare girl, Lanier questions our assumptions about what makes a life β€œgood” or β€œbad,” challenging us to stop fixating on solutions for whatever we deem not normal, and instead to take life as it comes.


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