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TEDtalks: Phil Hansen speaks about embracing his challenges

Minnesotan artist Phil Hansen speaks about overcoming a tremor he developed while in art school.

In art school, Phil Hansen developed an unruly tremor in his hand that kept him from creating the pointillist drawings he loved. Hansen was devastated, floating without a sense of purpose until a neurologist made a simple suggestion: embrace this limitation … and transcend it.