TED Talks: Sarah Kay on the Power of Self-Expression

PHOTO: Sarah Kay speaks at TED2011.

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. At the TED conference, the world's leading thinkers and doers are asked to share a brilliant idea -- in 18 minutes. These talks are made available free online at TED.com.

ABC News is taking a deeper look into the remarkable work of TED speakers and their ideas, and featuring playlists of great TEDTalks on ABCNews.com.

"If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired two standing ovations at TED2011.

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