Saturday, March 16News That Matters

Tag: Detroit

Man Who Overcome his Depression To Solve Global Health Problems – Meet Dr Larry Brilliant

Man Who Overcome his Depression To Solve Global Health Problems – Meet Dr Larry Brilliant

Story
Dr Larry Brilliant “It takes all of us to bend the arc of moral Universe towards Justice “ Dr Larry Brilliant. May 5, 1944, Detroit, Michigan, a physician , an epidemiologist , a technologist, a writer and a depressed student turned a brilliant doctor and social helper Larry (Lawrence)  Brilliant who is in fact brilliant was born. At the age of 19 Larry was victim of depression and engulfed by grief by the thought of losing his father to cancer. One fine day he gathered the courage to come out and went to listen to a preacher ,Martin Luther King Jr. who was there to talk about hope, justice and truth in an auditorium which saw only 60 presentees. A discussion which was supposed to last for an hour lasted for six log hours and had a magical effect on Larry. The session boosted Larr