Harvard physician Atul Gawande says we need to change the nation's approach to aging and dying. How nursing homes can focus more on patients’ need for human connection, and how end-of-life treatment is actually shortening lives instead of extending them.
William Kamkwamba describes dreaming of bringing light to his village in Africa and how he taught himself physics and used spare parts to build a windmill that produced electricity.
- William Kamkwamba a student at the Pan-African Leadership Academy in South Africa and a 2007 TED Global Fellow.
- Bryan Mealer author of "All Things Must Fight to Live" and a former Associated Press correspondent in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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