Originally posted on TED Blog:
Last month, we told you all about the TEDx events held in correctional facilities around the world, staged by people committed to changing the culture of incarceration. One of these distinctive TEDx events took place in Marion, Ohio, on September 16. TEDxMarionCorrectional brought together speakers from both inside and outside the prison walls, including members of the administration, to talk on the theme “A Life Worth Living.” But perhaps most interesting? That many of the speakers were the inmates themselves.
Below, find some of the powerful stories from this event about the importance of personal transformation and the strength that comes with community.