How the magic of kindness helped me survive the Holocaust | Werner Reich

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Holocaust survivor Werner Reich recounts his harrowing adolescence as a prisoner transported between concentration camps ā€” and shares how a small, kind act can inspire a lifetime of compassion. “If you ever know somebody who needs help, if you know somebody who is scared, be kind to them,” he says. “If you do it at the right time, it will enter their heart, and it will be with them wherever they go, forever.”

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carter says:

this guy came to my school and did a presentation he is so sweet

Noizy OTR says:

This is far away from the best presentation ever https://youtu.be/xzh-ofGJ1z0 by Simon Sinek I watched it last night and I'm really impressed šŸ‘šŸ»

AJ Klos says:

Iā€™m listening to this as I do some work outside at a customers house and I started crying. Wish he would have showed us the card trick

Waqar Niazi says:

Every single word was so deep! enjoyed…. while speaking his calmness was also a message how to deliver the message.

Dani Thomas says:

I just want to hug this person

miguel passadouro says:

I had the pleasure to go to a presentation he did in Coimbra University, a few years back, and I just have to tell you that I have never seen a room so quiet and so moved by one mans story!!

Stephanie Mujan says:

Ya well, capitalism and representative democracy HATE kindness and treat it as a weakness to be exploited and consumed. What now? I'm looking at you, so called civilized society.

Mohit Parihar says:

His hands were shivering while concluding the talk.
Thanks for sharing such a lesson sir.

Paul Kelly says:

These TED videos are becoming more-and-more unrelatable to me over time… do you just want me to feel sorry for this guy? How does that help anyone do anything meaningful.

Jennifer Bolland says:

Kindness can be as simple as a smile.

Juli Brown says:

Thanks Ted talks.

Invox says:

A simple gesture of kindness can go a long way.

John Connor says:

Yawn, the LOLOCAUST, again.

3.W.3.B says:

im from a similar camp. except we couldn't leave till 11yrs later

Karen Terrell says:

A moving, inspiring story. Thank you for sharing.

Dee Mae says:

šŸ’ž to you sir

Cute&Dainty says:

Bless your kind soul. We need more people like you in this world, sir!

GĆ¼l Cin says:

i just cried…..

Powerful U says:

Such a beautiful talk!

DeathAngel says:

I'm sorry. Can I give you a virtual hug?

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