TEDTalk: How Books Can Open Your Mind

“Because of books, I am here today, happy, living with purpose and clarity.” — Lisa Bu

At age 15, journalist Lisa Bu realized her childhood dream of becoming a Chinese opera singer would never come true. She was devastated, and determined to find a new dream. So, she turned to books.

Hear how literature helped Lisa find her purpose and create a new path for herself in America.

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G. H. was raised in Minnesota, but currently calls Seattle her home. She's a blogger, editor, and journalist, and she's written everything from news reports to restaurant reviews. If she's not putting pen to paper, G. H. is probably experimenting in the kitchen, chilling out on her yoga mat, or running through a city park.