Samira Thomas

Storryteller and Curriculum Expert

Joe Biden on Colbert

Joe Biden articulates so perfectly something I have felt and believed for some time: the canyons that sorrow creates in ourselves leaves room for compassion, empathy, and depth of life in ways we didn't understand before we were hurt.

"I marvel, I marvel at the ability of people to absorb hurt and just get back up, and most of them do it with an incredible sense of empathy to other people. I mean, it is interesting, the people I find I am most drawn to are people who have been hurt..."