I'm home: How 10 years of travel helped me find belonging. | Phil Cha | TEDxUW

by: TEDx Talks     Published on: 01 February 2016

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In this engaging talk, Phil Cha describes his decision to drop everything and travel the world while he was still in medical school. See how this path not frequently taken turned into a path of finding for the serial martial artist and marathon runner and the surprising takeaways at the end of it allPhil Cha was your standard student on the path to medical school. When he graduated from undergrad, however, he decided to learn more about people before becoming a physician. What followed was a decade long adventure that included a marathon on every continent and martial arts around the globe. During this time, he realized how identity is simply the product of collaboration.This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at