“IN SEARCH OF THE MAN WHO BROKE MY NECK”
When Josh Prager was 19, a devastating car accident left him a quadriplegic for several years.
He returned to Israel twenty years later to find the Arab-Israeli driver who turned his world upside down. In this recount of their meeting, Prager probes deep questions of nature, nurture, self-deception and destiny.
This is a Ted talk that took place several weeks ago, and I think it is worth taking the time to watch it. (It is 18 minutes long.)
Josh Prager was a senior staff writer for The Wall Street Journal for eight years, and his book, “Half-Life: Reflections from Jerusalem on a Broken Neck,” has recently been published. He was a Nieman fellow at Harvard in 2011 and a Fulbright Chair at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2012.
He is close friends with several subscribers to this email list, who drew my attention to Josh’s talk.
-- Tom Gross
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