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Jose Antonio Abreu: Help me bring music to kids worldwide (TED Prize winner!)

The opening talk from TED2009: Jose Antonio Abreu is the charismatic founder of a youth orchestra system that has transformed thousands of kids’ lives in Venezuela. Here he shares his amazing story and unveils a TED Prize wish that could have a big impact in the US and beyond. (Recorded February 2009 in Caracas, Venezuela, and Long Beach, California. Duration: 16:56.)

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