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July 11, 2012


Michael Platania

For me, the best speeches are stories. Listing facts and figures and statistics bore me. I recently saw a woman talk about physics in a way that was amazing, dynamic and compelling, all because she told a good story.


The ordinary into extraordinary. The extraordinary only possible beginning with the ordinary. That is the story.

Thank you for sharing, Garr.

Catherine Cerullli

This wonderful film reminds me of the "truth" of this favorite quote: "The universe is made of stories, not of atoms." (Muriel Rukeyser)

Thank you for all you do Garr to inspire us to be storytellers!


As usual, unusual ideas) Thank for sharing, I'll read it.

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When a racist in 1942 was confronted with Robinson's playing baseball for Brooklyn, they were forced to either give up baseball, switch loyalty to another team, or to embrace an African-American playing for their favorite team. Such is the power of story.

Fred E. Miller

Nancy Duarte says, "Personal Stories are the emotional glue that connect your audience to your message."

I, and I'm sure Ken Burns and Garr Reynolds agree.


Very inspired video. Really learn something powerful today.

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Wonderful story, Thank you for sharing,i learned much

Nasser Ismail

" All story is manipulation", that is a very powerful statement. The real masters of storytelling do it without the audience realizing. Great video, thanks for sharing.



I also have passion in producing historical documentary, Mr. Burns gives me the 'reason' why. My mom also died of cancer when I was 17. "It is close to home..."


The back was the video which is deep and beneficial.

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