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The Impact of Trauma on Brain Development and Behavior: Watch Oprah Explain

On CBS's This Morning recently, Oprah Winfrey proclaimed that "This story [on childhood trauma and brain development] is so important to me and I believe to our culture that if I could dance on the tabletops right now to get people to pay attention to it, I would. It has definitively changed the way I see people in the world, and it has definitively changed the way I will now be operating my school in South Africa and going forward any philanthropic efforts that I'm engaged in." She went on to say, "What I recognize is is that a lot of NGOs, a lot of people working in philanthropic world, who are trying to help disadvantaged, challenged people from backgrounds that have been disenfranchised, are working on the wrong thing," and that "the key" to change is understanding childhood trauma, its' impact on the developing brain.

Please encourage all in your networks, your family and your friends to tune in to hear as Oprah Winfrey addresses the long-term effects of childhood trauma this Sunday, March 11 on 60 Minutes (tune in on CBS at 7:00 p.m. ET).

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