Billy Burke: The Ultimate Meaning of Selflessness | Sean Kirst | TEDxSyracuseUniversity by TEDx Talks   3 years ago

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The idea of putting others before yourself in the end is the closest you can get to the divine: how might this talk of selflessness change your perspective on putting others ahead of yourself?

Sean has been a journalist and storyteller for more than 40 years, beginning his career as a 14-year-old in Dunkirk, a small city along Lake Erie. He has worked for four newspapers, most recently a rewarding 27 years at the Syracuse Post-Standard. His goal has always been to share the struggles, triumphs and passage that serve as a form of larger community. During his career, Sean has worked for newspapers in five Upstate cities, four of them alongside the Great Lakes.

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