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Maddie Witter

The Amazing Transformation of a Guy Who Didn’t Give Up

Got Grit? Watch this inspiring video of a veteran who used yoga to not only walk again, but find hope. Teaching the soft skill of grit is essential is important, according to author Paul Tough who profiles KIPP Infinity Charter school in his new book How Children Succeed. I thought that this video would be useful in classrooms who are interested in sharing the power of grit with their students. How would you use the clip?

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3 comments on “The Amazing Transformation of a Guy Who Didn’t Give Up

  1. epilepsymeandneurology
    November 25, 2012

    thanks for this blog and video! i’m going to repost it as it shows the power of belief and how important it is to never give up on yourself or anyone else!

    • Maddie
      January 7, 2013

      Thank you!

  2. epilepsymeandneurology
    November 25, 2012

    Reblogged this on epilepsy me and neurology and commented:
    This reblog post about a gulf war veteran who never gave up and the transformation that happened when he found the yoga teacher who helped him to believe in himself.

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