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Jacqueline Novogratz on an escape from poverty

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Uploaded on Mar 24, 2009

http://www.ted.com Jacqueline Novogratz tells a moving story of on an encounter in a Nairobi slum with Jane, a former prostitute. whose dreams of escaping poverty, of becoming a doctor and of getting married were fulfilled in an unexpected way.

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