When do you give up - -and when do you find new resolve? How large of an obstacle defeats you or motivates you? This is a story of a new life with purpose when many would just feel bad for themselves.
In 2008, an intruder entered her home, brutally beat her and set the house on fire. She was burned over 75% of her body and lost both her legs. A friend visiting her did not survive. After more than 100 surgical procedures and years of physical therapy, she found purpose in her life and entered law school where she received her law degree in the spring of 2016. She serves as a fearless inspiration for others.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx