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What Does it Mean to Be Resilient?

Theme: 
Global Citizenship, Health and Well-being
Grade: 
9, 10, 11, 12

Everyone faces adversity in life. But imagination and creativity support resilience, helping individuals transform life’s most challenging obstacles into opportunities for self-awareness and self-expression.
The short film, Everything is Incredible by Tyler Bastian, tells the story of Agustin, a Honduran man born into poverty and living with the debilitating effects of polio in the small mountain town of Siguatepeque. While vaccines have largely eliminated polio worldwide, the lingering impacts of polio, which can include pain, paralysis, and death, remain in those who contracted the disease prior to eradication.

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