Posts Tagged ‘cerebral palsy’

Maysoon Zayid Rocks the House!

April 6, 2014


Maysoon Zayid

Maysoon Zayid


This Ted Talk by Maysoon Zayid, a Palestinian stand-up comedian and actress from New Jersey, unexpectedly moved me to tears. Why unexpectedly? Because Maysoon, a cofounder of the New York Arab-American Comedy Festival, stated right up front that her talk wasn’t going to be inspiring.

Yeah, right. Not only is her indomitable spirit in dealing with her (more…)