Video: Latino poet/writer explores family stories to discover the origin of humanity

Video: Latino poet/writer explores family stories to discover the origin of humanity

John Phillip Santos was the first Latino Rhodes Scholar, a 2009 National Book Award finalist, and recipient of the Academy of American Poets Prize at Notre Dame and the Oxford Prize for fiction. In speaking before a TEDx audience in Austin in 2010, Santos weaves together a reflection on the nature of our identity using the science of DNA, the poetry of our shared history and the power of self-determination.


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