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Shakespeare & Timeless Literature | Joe Slingers | TEDxPortElizabeth
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Added Aug 11, 2016
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Why has Shakespeare remained relevant after 450 years? He illuminates the human experience and tells great stories with compelling characters. Joe Slingers brings Shakespeare into the 21st century with great gusto and a fantastic improvised delivery on some of the most famous quotes in literature.

Being a teacher and working with students has been a highlight for Slingers who is motivated by his teachers and their organization which has its motto “let us live for our children”. An ex-School principal in the troublesome 1980s, Joe Slingers says; “It’s always important to know who you are, so when you look in the mirror you not only see yourself but those who are important to you.” One needs to ask; “What is my job what is my task what do I need to do in order to make life more meaningful, it is important to know how far one is prepared to go to do ones job and that determines our principle,”, says Slingers.

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