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Why I'm done trying to be "man enough" - Justin Baldoni

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Justin Baldoni wants to start a dialogue with men about redefining masculinity -- to figure out ways to be not just good men but good humans. In a warm, personal TED talk, he shares his effort to reconcile who he is with who the world tells him a man should be.

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