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Giant Lessons (Nov. 30)i
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November 30, 2012 1:01 PM
At one time or another, many of us may feel that we are different from others. American psychologist Andrew Erlich wrote a book about peoples' differences, and an uncle of his who overcame prejudice caused by his extreme height. VOA's Greg Flakus covered the story of this "gentle giant," and we Skype with him to find out more.

Giant Lessons (Nov. 30)

Published November 30, 2012

At one time or another, many of us may feel that we are different from others. American psychologist Andrew Erlich wrote a book about peoples' differences, and an uncle of his who overcame prejudice caused by his extreme height. VOA's Greg Flakus covered the story of this "gentle giant," and we Skype with him to find out more.

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