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Crisis And Response

Moments of crisis can upend our lives, but can also help define them. This episode, TED speakers explore how a quick, compassionate or unexpected response can turn crisis into opportunity.

"You really never know how you're going to respond to a crisis until that time happens." — Ken Kamler iStock/Ken Kamler hide caption

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When Crisis Strikes On Everest — How Do You Respond?

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"Whatever happens to you you can grow from it. You can learn from it. You can get stronger from it." — Matt Weinstein Courtesy of Matt Weinstein hide caption

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What Lessons Can We Learn From Losing Our Life's Savings?

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"For the most part, people experience a crisis and it is confined to their family or their friends, or their own community, and this is something that ripples throughout the world." — Melissa Fleming Bret Hartman/TED hide caption

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How Do You Make The International Community Care About The Refugee Crisis?

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"The beautiful thing about Crisis Text Line is that these are strangers counseling other strangers on the most intimate issues." — Nancy Lublin Marla Aufmuth/Marla Aufmuth/TED hide caption

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How Can Text Messaging Save Lives?

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"[My father] said 'Kitra, my beauty, don't cry. This is a blessing.'" — Kitra Cahana Courtesy TEDMED hide caption

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Can A Massive Stroke Change A Life — For The Better?

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