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Artist Safwat Saleem grew up with a stutter -- but as an independent animator, he decided to do his own voiceovers to give life to his characters. When YouTube commenters started mocking his Pakistani accent, it crushed him, and his voice began to leave his work. Hear how this TED Fellow reclaimed his voice and confidence in this charming, thoughtful talk.
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I shared this with the fellow students at my school — an international school in South Korea — where many of the students are afraid to raise their hands because they fear to make mistakes and mispronounce English words. I'm sure this speech could encourage our girls, too!

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