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Your DNA Does Not Define You | Carine McCandless | TEDxEmory
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Added Jul 21, 2016
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Best-selling author Carine McCandless shares the power of bringing your life into focus and living your truth; lessons she learned from her brother, Chris McCandless, subject of the iconic book & movie Into the Wild.

Carine McCandless is the author of the New York Times Bestseller The Wild Truth, a memoir of her life. She is also an accomplished self employed entrepreneur, social activist and mother. In addition, she has worked alongside Sean Penn and Jon Krakauer in providing valuable insight in telling the story of her brother and literary Icon Chris McCandless a.k.a. Alexander Supertramp. She has also been interviewed by several literary publications including Outside Magazine, The New Yorker, Newsweek, People, Good Housekeeping, The Los Angeles Times and several international publications. Carine has also made guest appearances on TV broadcasts such as PBS, MSNBC, The Oprah Winfrey Show, CBS Sunday Morning, ABC News 20/20, and several national and international radio shows.

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