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What Does It Mean To Be Fully Human

What Does It Mean To Be Fully Human

Apr 5, 2015-- "To be fully human is really to discover who I am ... To discover who I am is to discover also the unity between my head and my heart." Jean Vanier answers some "big questions" including "what does it mean to be fully human"-- questions that are the hallmark of the Templeton Prize. Vanier is the 2015 Templeton Prize Laureate for his work with L'Arche, a revolutionary international network of communities where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and work together as peers. "To become fully human is to let down the barriers, to open up and discover that every person is beautiful." (5294 reads)

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