My philosophy for a happy life | Sam Berns | TEDxMidAtlantic

My philosophy for a happy life | Sam Berns | TEDxMidAtlantic

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Just before his passing on January 10, 2014, Sam Berns was a Junior at Foxboro High School in Foxboro, Massachusetts, where he achieved highest honors and was a percussion section leader in the high school marching band. He also achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. Sam was diagnosed with Progeria, a rare, rapid aging disease, at the age of 2. He is featured in the Emmy award-winning documentary Life According to Sam, which premiered on HBO on October 21, 2013, 2 days before his 17th birthday.

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49 Comments

  1. Nadie Solo on August 16, 2022 at 1:59 am

    Na estoy sollandol

  2. stop2c on August 16, 2022 at 2:00 am

    Love for this great human

  3. eevagirl on August 16, 2022 at 2:00 am

    I know I’m late but this is still and always will be beautiful. Thanks ❤

  4. Kendall Jacobs on August 16, 2022 at 2:01 am

    Well done, bro. 👏
    RIP.

  5. MysteryJCG on August 16, 2022 at 2:01 am

    Cuando Jesús salió del templo y se iba, se acercaron sus discípulos para mostrarle los edificios del templo.
    2 Respondiendo él, les dijo: ¿Veis todo esto? De cierto os digo, que no quedará aquí piedra sobre piedra, que no sea derribada.
    3 Y estando él sentado en el monte de los Olivos, los discípulos se le acercaron aparte, diciendo: Dinos, ¿cuándo serán estas cosas, y qué señal habrá de tu venida, y del fin del siglo?
    4 Respondiendo Jesús, les dijo: Mirad que nadie os engañe.
    5 Porque vendrán muchos en mi nombre, diciendo: Yo soy el Cristo; y a muchos engañarán.
    6 Y oiréis de guerras y rumores de guerras; mirad que no os turbéis, porque es necesario que todo esto acontezca; pero aún no es el fin.
    7 Porque se levantará nación contra nación, y reino contra reino; y habrá pestes, y hambres, y terremotos en diferentes lugares.
    8 Y todo esto será principio de dolores.

    Mateo 24:1-8. Reina-Valera 1960

  6. firstclasstampa on August 16, 2022 at 2:01 am

    Sam, you touched more people than most people do in this world. You are a beautiful soul. Heaven is lucky to have you. God Bless you young man.

  7. William Cheng on August 16, 2022 at 2:02 am

    He speaks very well.

  8. ป้างคอม สารคดี on August 16, 2022 at 2:03 am

    ยอดเยี่ยมมากครับ

  9. Aladdine Djazaiiri on August 16, 2022 at 2:04 am

    You are still a great inspiration. Rest in peace SAM.

    I LOVE YOU 🧡🧡🕊🕊🎈🎈

  10. Joe Avila on August 16, 2022 at 2:05 am

    I remember we used to cry laughing at this in bio eventually progeria wasn’t our topic because" it was to distracting to learn about human dobbies" the bio teacher was a Harry Potter fan.

  11. Almudena Carnero on August 16, 2022 at 2:06 am

    Almudena cr así música deoort cine colé trabajo me emocion bbc today cyl tele mundo motos olimpico me emocion ok cine MSX lee. Cue. Mj ok legó MSX ok molder talking sindey laupper el can can chis norman iil.lee cue. Mj olivia travolta y balere mys leen mys cues mj ok cyl todos ok alo grc

  12. Giovanni Zanetti on August 16, 2022 at 2:07 am

    I thought this was Bill Gates after taking a vaccine that went wrong pmsl

  13. Jeffrey Richardson on August 16, 2022 at 2:07 am

    death as if not proud
    michael welch seniors death shroud
    dalat joseph bowed

  14. jajajajaja on August 16, 2022 at 2:08 am

    UFO

  15. Denis Ashton on August 16, 2022 at 2:15 am

    Just wanna take a moment to honor this legend 🔥 love how he and his family figured out that the snare drummer marching role WAS possible, just took some innovation 🔥

  16. Soco Rodriguez on August 16, 2022 at 2:17 am

    Que ejemplo de fuerza y una actitud tan positiva a pesar de su enfermedad,eres un gran ejemplo ,motivador,deberíamos estar apenados,los que sufrimos por una enfermedad menos,mucho menos complicada,que valentía la de Sam,te amamos,Dios te bendiga

  17. Almudena Carnero on August 16, 2022 at 2:18 am

    Puente lo demás com aso lo demás ok alo grc

  18. Almudena Carnero on August 16, 2022 at 2:18 am

    Acion de. Gracias

  19. Peterinske Salmon on August 16, 2022 at 2:22 am

    /% w!xao?*8 and (9yYou t

  20. Mariam Manoukyan on August 16, 2022 at 2:22 am

    R.I.P., Wonderful young man … One of the best speeches I have ever listened to 🙏 God bless your soul and bless your wonderful parents, who stood by you and contributed to the dreams you were inspired to achieve.

  21. Tony-Tiger 🦁 on August 16, 2022 at 2:23 am

    This remarkable man just made me realize I’m my worst enemy and I can’t blame anyone for my failure but myself. God bless this young soul

  22. hugo anson on August 16, 2022 at 2:24 am

    Dear Mr. H. B, please try to contrast this with the testimonies of transformed hearts & lives, seen on youtube, made by e.g. Becket Cook, Michael Franzese, ex- moslem Nabeel Quereshi, ex- satan worshipper-> John Ramirez, (who is another example of Nicky Cruz of the Cross & the Switchblade; Sam Childers, of Macchinegun preacher..and a host of others, such as the singer Helen Shapiro ( walking back to happiness, The Actor STEPHEN Baldwin ( Not Alec).. ( Someone said: To this end I was born, & for this cause I came into the world, that I should bear witness unto The Truth. Everyone that is of The Truth, hears my voice." ( Jn.18v37)
    . It is sad when loved ones depart this life, but it is also Joyful when/& if, we know for sure ( from experiences of Proven Promises of Jesus in their personal lives, Jn.15v 11, Jn.16v33), of where & Who they are going to.

  23. 金倫秀 on August 16, 2022 at 2:25 am

    He looks like more ‘humanized/human hybrid’ "ET"s alien or Gray alien. If the desease, ‘progeria’ is only a FAKE….. Sam Berns and other (so- called) progeria patients are really possible as ET or Gray alien human-hybrids. The ‘establishment( serpent- seed/fallen angel/reptilian ) breeders and scentists just laugh at us, the ‘blind fools’.

  24. Дарья Алексеева on August 16, 2022 at 2:25 am

    Спасибо вам огромное! Очень полезное , доброе видео! Очень понравилось!!!!❤❤❤❤❤❤❤😊😊😊😊😊👍👍👍👍👍👌👌👌👌👌

  25. michaelruby999 on August 16, 2022 at 2:29 am

    Dodajcie proszę polskie napisy 🙂

  26. Anthony Caridi Music on August 16, 2022 at 2:29 am

    L moment

  27. theshauryasinghh on August 16, 2022 at 2:30 am

    Rest in peace big man❤️

  28. go_rizzo_grow on August 16, 2022 at 2:31 am

    Rest in peace Sam

  29. Carlos Acevedo on August 16, 2022 at 2:33 am

    1. Be OK with what you ultimately can’t do, because there is so much you CAN do
    2. Surround yourself with people you want to be around
    3. Keep moving forward
    4. Never miss a party if you can help it

  30. Cómo Funciona on August 16, 2022 at 2:36 am

    "NO GASTO MI ENERGÍA LAMENTÁNDOME POR MÍ MISMO" 👏

  31. George Armour on August 16, 2022 at 2:36 am

    My God if everyone was as positive as this young man how great would that be

  32. Kerem O. on August 16, 2022 at 2:37 am

    rest in peace

  33. Almudena Carnero on August 16, 2022 at 2:38 am

    Agosto

  34. Elina on August 16, 2022 at 2:40 am

    is he somekind of alien or someshit like in the movies?

  35. Manuel Carbajal on August 16, 2022 at 2:41 am

    Tan fino es este programa que trae un ser de otro universo

  36. andhy oscar laguna siancas on August 16, 2022 at 2:42 am

    eminem

  37. 8acenelson on August 16, 2022 at 2:43 am

    What a beautiful soul and a beautiful mind. God bless his soul.

  38. Almudena Carnero on August 16, 2022 at 2:44 am

    Ole ole hoy ok me emocoon my. Humor. Maguia esto buen ok Almudena cr alo grc

  39. Gum Parad on August 16, 2022 at 2:46 am

    For the first time in my life im so confiused about gander…

  40. Tanesan on August 16, 2022 at 2:46 am

    What this robot name 🤖

  41. Heizung u Auto aus dieses Jahr on August 16, 2022 at 2:47 am

    Respekt!!!

  42. perync254 on August 16, 2022 at 2:49 am

    Sam is true legend….may he continue resting in peace! ☮️

  43. Jeffrey Richardson on August 16, 2022 at 2:51 am

    lauries lost two said
    caitlin doug ed debbie dead
    lindas fathers shed

  44. Fernanda de Acha on August 16, 2022 at 2:53 am

    jajajdasj q es ese bicho

  45. Beching.N😀 on August 16, 2022 at 2:54 am

    Live long

  46. Sayan Pal on August 16, 2022 at 2:54 am

    ❤️

  47. Dân Trần on August 16, 2022 at 2:56 am

    O it so it grofg TIM,E

  48. Juan Ocampos on August 16, 2022 at 2:57 am

    👽

  49. Joaquín González on August 16, 2022 at 2:57 am

    Gracias por dejarnos estas palabras Sam, espero que seas feliz donde sea que estes.

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