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Framing the story

"It's those little daily incidents of life that are dramatic, and if you put a frame around it ... suddenly they become much bigger and much more important than you ever imagined." — Tracy Chevalier

Stories ignite our imagination, let us leap over cultural walls and cross the barriers of time. Stories affirm who we are, and allow us to experience the similarities between ourselves and others, real or imagined. Stories help us make meaning of our lives. In this hour, TED speakers explore the art of storytelling — and how good stories have the power to transform our perceptions of the world.

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