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The Artist Who Believed No Dream Impossible

Who ever said we are defined by our life circumstances? Fifteen year old artist Inocente has lived homeless and undocumented in San Diego, CA since the age of nine. Despite difficult obstacles, Inocente has relentlessly pursued her dream of becoming a painter. Her heart-wrenching story was finally heard by audiences world wide, as the documentary she inspired took an Oscar last Sunday.

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Sevenly: Wearing your heart on your sleeve

At its core, Sevenly.com is a website dedicated to highlighting and funding organizations all over the world. By using fashionable T-shirt designs and an innovative social media platform to highlight its partner causes, Sevenly is able to reach millions of young donors—a stylish and simple way to bring charity into mainstream culture.

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The Power of Outrospection

In this beautifully animated speech, “The Power of Outrospection,” philosopher and author Roman Krznaric challenges the utility of any kind of soul searching that consists of reading self help books. Accompanied by the vibrant illustrations of Andrew Park, he argues that the most worthwhile experiences come from engaging with the world around us.