Video Info
TitleEmbracing your expiry date | Jeremie Saunders | TEDxToronto
DescriptionWhat if you knew what your expiry date was? Would you live differently? Jeremie Saunders, who lives with a fatal genetic disease, explores what it means to live fully in the face of death. Jeremie is an award-winning actor, producer, and host of popular Canadian media, including film, television, and podcasts. Living with a genetic disease called cystic fibrosis, Jeremie is passionate about shifting the perspective and stigma around chronic and terminal illness through humor and frank, unfiltered discussions. He launched Sickboy Podcast, which has been on iTunes’ “best of” list and is produced and hosted by Jeremie and his two best friends, Taylor MacGillivary and Brian Stever. Together they take a humorous and educational approach as they host a wide range of guests to discuss the experiences of living with terminal or chronic illness. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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URL http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQniNh_6LOY
Word Level1.62
Grade Level5.11
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